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Butler University welcomes its freshman class



Indianapolis, Indiana – Some college students are getting ready for the 2023–2024 school year as it is back-to-school time.

On Saturday, Butler University welcomed a fresh group of Bulldogs. There are 1172 additional freshman. They have 29 valedictorians and a G.P.A. of 3.9 on average. There are 600 freshmen who are Hoosiers. In the 168-year history of the university, this is the most.

“Students from 38 states comprise this year’s incoming class, which speaks to our growing national reputation,” said James Danko, president of Butler University. University officials also report 22% of the class identifies as students of color. This is the most racially diverse class in Butler’s 168-year history.

“It’s evidence that students and their families still see value in institutions—like Butler—that provide a premium education and position graduates for future success in their chosen careers,” said Danko.

There are roughly 5,000 students who attend the university. based on their website. “Ninety-eight percent of our graduates have a job or enter grad school within six months of graduation.”

According to a news release, “majors in the sciences are popular with this year’s class. Of students who declared majors, biology was the most popular, followed by health sciences and pre-pharmacy. Majors from across the University that experienced significant growth include communication sciences & disorders, theatre, criminology, psychology, history, and software engineering.”

Students at Butler University will start classes on Wednesday.

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