Tag Archives: tuition

University announces 3.25 percent tuition increase for 2018-2019 academic year

After an annual university review, the Board of Trustees approved the new rates for the 2018-2019 school year at their October meeting.  This is the lowest percentage increase in the past four years.

Sizing up the tuition competition

Two documents displayed at the Mar. 28 Faculty Senate meeting are helping shed a different light on Butler University’s tuition increase for the next academic year. The documents provide a list of 25 schools Butler most often competes with for potential students, or the most common cross-applicant schools. One compares tuition and monetary costs of

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | “College Fix” article disappointing

My former adviser at Butler sent me an opinion piece by Ryan Lovelace in The College Fix in which he expresses some troubling opinions on the nature of Butler’s liberal arts curriculum and the liberal arts in general. As a former photography editor of The Collegian, my first reaction was disappointment that a journalist from

Financial aid packages tailored to students

As course schedules are filling for next semester, financial aid is always something on the minds of students this time of year. With tuition and room and board increases, most students want as much financial aid as possible. For 2011-12, 28 percent of Butler University’s expense budget was dedicated to financial aid, totaling $47,672,800. The

OPINION | Solve donation deficit by controlling tuition hikes

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