Butler Business School

Overview of Butler Business School

The campus of Butler is in Bridgeport, CT, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Butler include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Butler Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Butler had 267 students enrolled (419 full-time equivalent). The school has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at Butler are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of The Sawyer School is to enhance the ability of students enrolled and to improve their quality of life through career education. The fundamental purpose of The Sawyer School is to provide specialized vocational training by blending educational and career-related atmospheres so that students may develop marketable skills in the shortest possible time. The School's objective is to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to secure successful and financially rewarding careers. In today's business world, technological and procedural changes occur at ever-escalating rates. It is The Sawyer School's intent to become aware of employers' needs and to gear curricula to meet them. The school's recognition of these demands has led to the development of educational programs that concentrate on areas relevant to meeting vocational goals and employers' expectations."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Butler

Butler Business School Inc
2710 North Ave
Bridgeport , CT 06604
General Phone: (203) 333-3601

Butler Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology71medical assistant
Business and Management14MIS, management information systems
Medical Administration8medical secretary
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Hospitality0hospitality management

Number of programs and degrees for Butler in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years936

Butler Student Body

In 2007-2008, Butler had a total enrollment of 267 students (419 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 6%
Black 42%
Hispanic 37%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 14%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 11%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 29%
30-34 8%
35-39 9%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%

Butler Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 54%

Butler Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bridgeport, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Butler Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Butler participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2115100)

Butler Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Butler Highlights

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What Sets Butler Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Butler Minority % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%Butler % of degrees in business and management
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Butler Number of students

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