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.
Full graduate scholarship awarded annually to an outstanding accounting major
Be the Voice of the Beavers in print, radio and video
Get hands-on classroom experience beginning in your first semester
Young writers: Submit works for publication now. Serve on the Bridge editorial team later.
Functional nutrition: Healing the body through diet
Learn from professional artists who encourage your personal style
Volunteer experiences increased knowledge and resume for speech-audiology student
Cleveland Clinic employment confirms path for nursing student
Renewable $3,000 scholarship available for students in the sciences
State-of-the-art science building expected to open in 2023
Committed to growth
Ninety-eight percent of graduates are employed or engaged in advanced study or long-term service within six months of graduation.
Guided by values
Christian values inspire us through discovery, community, respect and service. You will develop the confidence and skills to lead.
Shaped by experience
Through the Bluffton Blueprint, a blend of core courses and experiential learning, you will be prepared for the challenges of life.
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.
It's a once in a lifetime opportunity. It's all paid. They're even paying for my living expenses. It's a full-time job doing something I actually want to do!"
Business is all about what you put into it. How much work you’re willing to do… [At my internship,] they’ve done a good job emphasizing what it takes to succeed.”
The internship is teaching me about how open my communication needs to be just so that I can get my job done and make everyone else's job easier, too."
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.
Check out over 85 majors, minors, and interdisciplinary programs.Learn more
Explore our advanced degrees in business and education.Learn more
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Changes to the Board
Following best practices for an engaged board, the Board of Trustees changed its bylaws, reducing the number of members and standing committees. Retiring trustee Mitch Kingsley was also recognized.Read more
More than 200 students received degrees on a beautiful Saturday morning. Commencement speaker Kathy (Gaines '78) Carr encouraged them to "Have faith in how far you can go."Read more
Coach Jimmy Burrow, aka "Joe Burrow's dad," shared his "Plan to Win" at the Athletic Awards Forum. Outstanding senior athletes and supporters of Bluffton athletics were also recognized.Read more
Styled like a conference, Civic Engagement Day sessions ranged from sociology students presenting about YikYak to interactive theatre workshops on conversations on race and gender.Read more