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Bluffton University
  • 4 Year
  • BLUFFTON, OH

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Bluffton is a private, Christian university located in Bluffton, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 626 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bluffton acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Organizational Behavior Studies, Business, and Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies. Graduating 54% of students, Bluffton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,700.

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1 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
BLUFFTON, OH 45817
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Bluffton University Rankings

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Bluffton Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
840-1050
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$26,002 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,800 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 12 responses
93%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
86%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
626 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
84
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
52%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Friendly and hard working
    60%
  • Down to Earth
    30%
  • village
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 20 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 22 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Community
    73%
  • Honor
    20%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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