Building your greater purpose.

How do you prepare for a future that will be different than anyone can imagine? At Bluffton University, the answer is through the Bluffton Blueprint.

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Committed to growth

Ninety-nine percent of graduates are employed or engaged in advanced study or long-term service within six months of graduation. Many become leaders in their fields.

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Guided by values

Christian values inspire us through discovery, community, respect and service. You will develop the confidence and skills needed to lead in your community and the world.

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Shaped by experience

Through the Bluffton Blueprint, a unique blend of foundational courses and experiential learning, you will be prepared for the challenges that come with life.

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Rooted in community

At Bluffton, it's all about relationships. You will collaborate with peers; learn from trusted faculty, mentors and coaches; and grow in your spiritual journey.

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Riley Larcom completed two internships in his first three years at Bluffton.

It's really huge to have internship experience on your resume, and the people I worked with [at Marathon] genuinely wanted to help me learn."

-Dream internship
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Maggie Ream '23 serves as a student representative of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

The National Association of Social Workers is a membership that when you get involved, it offers resources and helps you stay up to date with social issues around the world,"

-NASW representative
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Ethiopia native Ermias Assefa collaborated with Dr. Steven Harnish, professor of mathematics, in NSF-funded research of solar cell technology.

It was quite fascinating because I come from Africa. Solar power is an efficient way to produce electricity. It would be very good if I was able to bring this research back home."

-NSF-funded research
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We know that big challenges lead to even bigger payoffs. That’s why we pair rigorous academics with supportive faculty who are invested in your success. Here, you’ll grow through life-shaping courses, internships and cross-cultural experiences.


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