Lifelong learning

Adult classroom

Bluffton seeks to create a community of lifelong learners for whom discovery does not end with graduation.

 Opportunities at Bluffton to feed this need for learning include:

learning in retirement

ILR classroom

No tests or grades, no quizzes or papers, just a group of individuals gathering to explore a topic of interest for the pure joy of learning.  The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is designed for retired and semi-retired people.

Graduate studies

Centennial Hall

You'll be prepared to greet your professional future when you pursue a Bluffton graduate program in education or business. You'll appreciate our one night a week schedules designed especially for working adults.

continuing education

Adult classroom

Whether you are completing your bachelor's degree, adding a teaching license or fulfilling dietetic internship requirements, we understand what it means to be a non-traditional student. We are here to support you - and to challenge you - every step of the way.