Bluffton is a private, Christian university located in Bluffton, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 728 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bluffton acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Organizational Behavior Studies, Business Administration and Management, and Early Childhood Education. Graduating 49% of students, Bluffton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,200.
NCAA Division III (with football)
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Bluffton University Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- 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.13 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.13 responses
Most Popular Majors
Organizational Behavior Studies41 Graduates
Business Administration and Management25 Graduates
Early Childhood Education19 Graduates
Social Work and Youth Services18 Graduates
Food and Nutrition Studies17 Graduates
Sport and Fitness Management15 Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies12 Graduates
Special Education and Teaching11 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies8 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.19 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.21 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses
Bluffton University Reviews
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.
When I visited Bluffton University I absolutely loved the campus. It was clean, beautiful, and the students and staff were very welcoming. Their admissions advisor Kaitlin Kerr was amazing. She helped me decide on a major that matched my interests and she also told me everything that Bluffton had to offer me. There classrooms were very neat and their classes are small which is what I loved the most. They have tutors available all day if you need them and the professors are always willing to help their students.
I loved my Bluffton experience! My time at Bluffton helped me become a more well-rounded individual while turning my passions into a purpose.