We know that big challenges lead to even bigger payoffs. That's why we pair rigorous
academics with supportive faculty and alumni who are invested in your success. Here,
you'll grow through life-shaping courses, internships and cross-cultural experiences.
Beginning with first-year student required summer reading and continuing through to the
spring, we focus on a Civic Engagement Theme to make a difference in the life of our
According to the 2018 State of American Well-Being study, Ohio ranks 38th among the
states on this well-being index. For the 2019-20 academic year, the Bluffton campus
community will explore how we live with wholeness and joy.
Bluffton students, from all majors, receive opportunities to go out and practice what
they have learned in class. Faculty will work closely with you to locate the best
possible setting for your internships.
For example, biology major Thomas Wagler '19 was introduced to the field of food safety
through his internship, and was offered a position at the same company upon graduation. More about Thomas’ internship
We offer a variety of resources to help you on your college journey. There are people,
centers and programs at Bluffton that will provide academic or personal support and
help you develop essential skills for success.