Graduate Outcomes

Butler grads launch their careers with a serious advantage.

The relationships you’ve built on campus, the learning experiences you’ve sought out, and the powerful network of Bulldog alumni by your side—all of it prepares you to make a mark on the professional world.

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A Butler education delivers.

Think of the things that make a Butler education so exceptional. Faculty who push you to thrive as learners and individuals. Experiential opportunities every step along the way—from internships to study-abroad programs to undergraduate research.

Employers notice those things, too. It’s why we have a 98 percent placement rate among all six of our colleges, and the median starting salary among new Butler grads is $59,000.

Class of 2022 Graduates (Total)

This information is based on 92% of 2022 graduates. Data is collected up to six months post-graduation from sources including students, employers, faculty, staff, parents, and online.

98%
placement rate
$59,000
median starting salary

College of Communication

Even when you’re not getting on-the-job training at an internship, you’ll have access to technology and tools used in the real world at the College of Communication’s up-to-date studios, clinical labs, and newsrooms.

98%
placement rate
66%
employed
31%
grad school
1%
service or gap year
2%
still looking

College of Education

As a student in the College of Education, you’ll log 850–1,500 hours in the field. That’s a lot. It’s also why every single one of our students goes on to a job or grad school.

100%
placement rate
88%
employed
10%
grad school
2%
service or gap year

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Conduct research as an undergraduate. Present findings at professional conferences. Complete internships at leading businesses, nonprofits, arts groups, and government agencies within miles of campus. The payoff: Not just jobs, but careers.

95%
placement rate
60%
employed
33%
grad school
2%
service or gap year
5%
still looking

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Butler’s faculty are exceptionally active in their fields—so you can be confident you’re learning from people who know. And when you couple that with internships and rotations at some of the leading organizations in Indiana’s health sciences corridor, you know you’ll get job opportunities other universities can’t match.

Pharmacy

98%
placement rate
97%
employed
1%
grad school
2%
still looking

Health Sciences and Healthcare Business

100%
placement rate
34%
employed
59%
grad school
7%
service or gap year

Jordan College of the Arts

You’ll develop as an artist by being part of Indianapolis’ thriving arts community—and as a leader, and learner, through our conservatory-style curriculum and liberal arts core.

94%
placement rate
79%
employed
15%
grad school
6%
still looking

Lacy School of Business

Two required internships, an intensive Career Development program, and a personal executive career mentor put you on a fast track to success.

99%
placement rate
86%
employed
13%
grad school
1%
still looking

All stats based on data from 2022 graduates.

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