|About Butler University: College Study Abroad Programs, IFSA-Butler|
Butler University is a private, co-educational university of 4,400 students located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Butler offers an array of professional and pre-professional programs through six degree-granting colleges: Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Communication, Education, Fine Arts, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
The 290-acre campus, just seven miles from the heart of downtown Indianapolis, is a serenely beautiful area with 20 buildings, athletic fields, a formal botanical garden and nature preserve. Butler’s urban location gives students a wide range of internship opportunities and easy access to cultural, recreational and athletic events.
Founded in 1855 by abolitionist Ovid Butler, the university was the first in Indiana and the third in the U.S. to admit women on an equal basis with men, as well as one of the first universities to admit African-American students.