For the first time since 1983, Butler will not raise tuition costs. The freeze will keep tuition at $42,510 for the 2021-22 academic year.
Increased tuition and room and board rate increases will make the overall direct cost of attending Butler next school year between $56,625 and $57,040.
Bruce Arick, vice president of finance and administration, says the rise in tuition will be on par with previous years.
Columnist Nate Lemen talks to Butler faculty and students to hear their thoughts on the recent tuition hike.
Butler University may find it cannot draw water from wells that have already been drained dry. Across the nation, universities have raised tuition. Butler is no exception. In 1984 Butler tuition was $5,640—and that was after a nearly 14 percent increase from the year before. Today, with inflation, that would come out to $12,210.36. This…