Bluffton University

Bluffton, OH, USA
3.83 Average Rating

Situated on the banks of Little Riley Creek, Bluffton University is a liberal arts college founded by the Mennonite Church in northwest Ohio. Bluffton offers undergraduate degrees in over 85 academic areas of study. As part of the university’s curriculum, Bluffton includes a cross-cultural requirement that can be fulfilled through school-sponsored study abroad experiences in Europe and Asia. Additionally, Bluffton features a Ministry Inquiry Program in conjunction with the Mennonite Church enabling students to explore an 11-week service-learning ministry experience over the summer. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Mennonite Church
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
85%
Out of State Students
15%
0
100
49%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1030
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
815
Total Number of Undergrads
739
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
45%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
54%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$25,456
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$32,766
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,766
0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,255
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
53
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lima
Toledo
Dayton
Columbus
Cleveland
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
81%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.83 Average Rating
I am in my second year at Bluffton and I love it more and more as time goes on. It is easy to get involved in the small community of students on campus and make friends. I love my classes and the professors are easy to talk to and very helpful.
Kim from Bluffton, OH
Bluffton is the most friendly campus that I visited during my college search. Community is an important value and will make you feel at home. Bluffton is the right choice if you want a good home away from home.
Tessa from Middlebury, IN