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-eight percent of graduates are employed or engaged in advanced study or long-term service within six months of graduation. 

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Guided by values

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

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Shaped by experience

Through the Bluffton Blueprint, a blend of core courses and experiential learning, you will be prepared for the challenges of life.

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Rooted in community

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

Profile stories

Lesniewski is gaining practical experience in criminal justice and psychology fields this semester as an intern with the United States Marshals Services based out of Toledo, Ohio.

We want to see the world as a peaceful place, but some individuals have bad tendencies. It’s good to know there are good people who can handle these situations.”

-US Marshal intern
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As an exercise science major, Haley Byrnes gained experience as an athletic training intern for Bluffton's football team.

I felt like I was another athletic trainer. Every time we traveled to another school where there was a graduate program, [I was] introduced to their trainers as a prospective student."

-Support for the future
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Jacob Boelkens applies learning from the business studies classroom to an internship with the Bluffton Bread Company.

It’s one thing to see it in class, but it’s another thing to actually see it in an actual workplace setting, it all makes sense when put together.”

-Rolling in the dough
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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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