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Master of Science in Data Analytics Tuition

Tuition Information and Financial Options for Our Online Program.

Tuition Overview

Advancing your education is a big commitment and a worthwhile investment at Butler University. Our students invest in us, and we invest in our students by preparing them with the knowledge and skills they need to make an impact in the world.

Program

Credits

Cost Per Credit

Estimated Tuition

MS in Data Analytics

31-32

$950*

$29,450-$30,400

*Tuition is subject to change each academic year.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid awards Federal Direct Loans to degree-seeking graduate students enrolled at least half-time (three credit hours). There is no gift assistance for graduate students awarded through the Office of Financial Aid. Federal Direct PLUS Loans for graduate students and private loans are available to those needing additional assistance.

Graduate students who are studying abroad for credit with their program may be eligible to use loans for associated costs. Contact the Office of Financial Aid by email or call 317-940-8200 for more information.

Financial Assistance Options for Graduate Students

Butler makes payment plans and loan options available to its graduate students. Visit the Financial Aid website for more information. For information about a monthly payment plan you can also contact the Office of Student Accounts.

Steps for Graduate Students Borrowing Loans

  • Find the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) here

  • For the fall and/or spring semesters, submit the FAFSA for the academic year (i.e. Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 use the 2021-2022 FAFSA).

  • For the summer term, submit the FAFSA for the academic year preceding summer (i.e. Summer 2021 uses the 2020-2021 FAFSA).

Students will receive an email when the financial aid notification is available to view on My.Butler.

Carefully review your offer of financial aid and accept or decline the awards online at my.butler.edu using your username and password provided by the Office of Admission to log in.

  • Navigate to my.butler.edu and click Student Financial Planning under Academic Tools.

  • Select Home in the navigation bar at the top.

  • Click on Review/Accept Awards.

  • Follow all steps to review and accept or decline your financial aid awards.

If you accepted the Federal Direct Loan, navigate to the Student Financial Planning home page.

  • Under Receive Your Funds, select both Complete Subsidized/Unsubsidized Entrance Counseling and Sign your Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized MPN.

  • You will be directed to complete both at studentaid.gov. You will log in using your FSA ID from the FAFSA.

  • All borrowers will also be required to complete the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement (counseling) at studentaid.gov.

The Office of Student Accounts publishes the electronic billing statements monthly as charges occur. More information about the tuition and fees, the billing process, payment plans, and additional Student Account Services can be found on the Student Accounts page.

If you need additional assistance to cover educational expenses, Butler offers financing options to invest in your education. Our payment plan, federal grad PLUS loan, and private education loans are available.

More Loan Information

The Federal Direct Loan is a long-term, low-interest unsubsidized student loan. Degree-seeking graduate students enrolled at least half-time (three credit hours) may be eligible to borrow up to $20,500 annually.

  • Students are required to file the FAFSA.

  • Repayment begins six months after graduating, leaving the University or enrolling less than half-time.

  • The fixed interest rate for the Federal Direct Graduate/Professional Unsubsidized Loan adjusts each year on July 1. Refer to studentaid.gov for updates.

  • The origination fee for the Federal Direct Graduate/Professional Unsubsidized Loan is 1.057 percent.

  • The origination fee for the Federal Direct Graduate/Professional Unsubsidized Loan adjusts each year on October 1. Refer to studentaid.gov for updates.

Federal Direct PLUS Loan for graduate students is available to creditworthy students pursuing a graduate degree. Grad PLUS Loans may cover educational expenses up to the cost of attendance minus all other financial assistance. Interest is charged during all periods, and the lender is the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Repayment begins 60 days after the loan is fully disbursed. Deferment options are available while the student is in school.

  • The fixed interest rate adjusts each year on July 1. Refer to studentaid.gov for updates.

  • The origination fee adjusts each year on October 1. Refer to studentaid.gov for updates.

  • Students must complete the FAFSA and apply for the PLUS Loan at studentaid.gov.

  • The Office of Financial Aid will process a PLUS Loan upon notification of credit approval.

  • The Master Promissory Note (MPN) must be signed prior to funds being credited to the student's account.

  • All borrowers will also be required to complete the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement (counseling) at studentaid.gov.

  • Students must be enrolled in a minimum of three credit hours to be eligible for the loan.

Graduate students may consider private loan options after exhausting opportunities from federal aid programs. See the private loans section on our Financing Options webpage for more information about the available loan programs. For graduate certificate programs that are not federal aid eligible, students may be able to use private loans. Some private loan lenders, like Sallie Mae and PNC, allow borrowing for graduate certificates.

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