Bluffton at a glance

1899 by the General Conference Mennonite Church; today affiliated with Mennonite Church USA

910 undergraduate students and 101 students in graduate programs. The average incoming student has a 3.2 high school GPA and a 22 ACT score. (in 2015-16)

There are 57 full-time faculty, 46 of which have earned a terminal degree, and 45 part-time faculty (in 2015-16).

Bluffton offers academic study in more than 47 academic programs, an adult bachelor's degree-completion program in organizational management and master's degrees in education, organizational management, business administration and business administration with a concentration in health care management.

Financial aid:
More than 95 percent of students at Bluffton receive some form of financial aid.

Tuition and fees:
Undergraduate tuition and fees, room and board for 2015-16: $40, 058. If you are serious about attending Bluffton where discovery, community, respect and service come together to form a truly unique educational experience we have financial aid programs in place to make sure that Bluffton University is affordable for you.

Accreditation and affiliations:
Bluffton University holds a certificate of authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents to confer the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, master of arts in education, master of arts in organizational management and master of business administration. Bluffton University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association,, 312-263-0456, and the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.
Additional accreditations and affiliations

Institutional data
Numbers of students, faculty, and more statistics

Academic life

academic life

Discover more about Bluffton's outstanding academic community by visiting the academic life page.

Nationally Recognized

Outside Sauder Visual Arts Center

Bluffton's national recognitions include the 2015 U.S. News and World Reports' America's Best Colleges, top tier of Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest. >>> more

Financial Aid


Learn about how Bluffton's financial aid can make your college experience affordable.