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Butler ranks as No. 1 most innovative school in Midwest

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Butler University has been named the No.1 most innovative school for a sixth straight year, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report best college rankings.

The rankings also said Butler is the third best school in the Midwest for undergraduate teaching.

“These rankings reflect the ongoing excellence of our academic programs and exceptional student experience,” said James Danko, president of Butler University.

The report said the school’s study abroad set them apart with more than 200 study abroad programs in 60 different countries.

Butler also ranked within the top 30 among nationally ranked schools such as Elon, Princeton and Yale Universities, according to the rankings.