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Bluffton is a private, Christian university located in Bluffton, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 605 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bluffton acceptance rate is 42%. Popular majors include Business, Social Work and Youth Services, and Organizational Behavior Studies. Graduating 54% of students, Bluffton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,700.
NCAA Division III (with football)
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.12 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.14 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.14 responses
Most Popular Majors
Social Work and Youth Services21 Graduates
Organizational Behavior Studies18 Graduates
Sport and Fitness Management15 Graduates
Special Education and Teaching14 Graduates
Early Childhood Education12 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies9 Graduates
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies7 Graduates
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.20 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.22 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses
Bluffton University Reviews
So far Bluffton has been so very helpful, the staff the football coaches have shown a huge interest in my academic career. Everyone has been so positive and willing to help and made sure all questions have been answered!
In the beginning, I was only looking towards Bluffton because of my soccer career. I didn't like the idea of it being a small campus and google basically stated that there was no diversity. As an African student attending the most diverse school in Columbus, Ohio , I didn't like the sound of that. I finally attended a tour of the school to meet my teammates, see the campus, and get to know my coach. I have to say that the tour changed my entire perspective of the school. There is a lot of diversity from what I saw. My teammates were very kind and that was a huge factor to why I committed to the team. The campus is gorgeous. When you are on it, it doesn't feel small. The nature within the campus makes you feel more comfortable in the environment. Most students on campus were friendly towards one another and the entire vibe of the place was so positive.
Bluffton is an amazing school and I am excited to see how it grows and expands in the future. The introduction of the new science building should really be a big help for those in pre-med or other scientific fields of study. The study abroad programs are also a great opportunity for everyone to experience different cultures or even just what it is like to travel. Bluffton has a beautiful campus with many historical buildings, but is not behind in terms of academics or technology. It also has great programs for students to earn money toward their tuition. They also offer a multitude of clubs and other activities for students to participate in.