Steps to apply
Bluffton University operates on a rolling admission plan, and you are welcome to apply anytime after completion of your junior year in high school.
To be considered for regular admission to Bluffton University as an undergraduate student, you must submit the following:
- Official high school transcript
- Official ACT or SAT score (at this time we do not require the writing portion of either
test; SAT score is a combination of the critical reading and math sections)
To be considered for regular admission to Bluffton University, applicants need to meet a minimum of two of the following requirements:
- a minimum 2.3 cumulative high school GPA
- a minimum composite 19 ACT/980 SAT
- ranked in the top 50 percent of the graduating class.
Students who do not meet these regular entrance requirements may be invited to apply to the Discovery Program, which requires additional application materials.
The average Bluffton University student has the following academic profile:
- Test scores: 22 ACT or 1030 SAT
- Grade Point Average: 3.3 (4.0 scale)
Transfer students should have a minimum college grade point average of 2.0 for admission. Bluffton has agreements with area two-year colleges that allow students to use an associate's degree toward a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, dietetics, social work, sociology and early childhood education.
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