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Bluffton University
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  • 4 Year
  • BLUFFTON, OH

Bluffton University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade B minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$5,586 / year
Poll
40%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 15 responses
Poll
80%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 30 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,760 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 26 responses
  • Marbeck
    31%
  • Cookies at Marbeck/Tenders at Bob's
    15%
  • The milkshakes at Bob's Place
    15%
  • Red Hot Grill in Marbeck
    12%
  • Salad
    12%
  • Bob's
    8%
  • None of these
    4%
47%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 17 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 13 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    23%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    69%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    8%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
91%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 22 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 16 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    69%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    31%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 20 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    20%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    65%
  • We have campus police?
    15%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 22 responses
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    68%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    32%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Diving, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
  • Dam Jam
    27%
  • Marbeck After Dark
    20%
  • Riley Creek Festival
    13%
  • Sporting events
    13%
  • Bingo
    7%
  • Cabaret for a Cause
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 17 responses
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    12%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    71%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 6 responses
  • May Day celebration
    50%
  • Homecoming
    17%
  • spring break
    17%
  • We don't party
    17%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 20 responses

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