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 very interesting. I'm learning new exercises people can do and the way you can manipulate one exercise to target completely different muscle groups."
“I’m getting a lot of experience. I’m learning about the tests, why we’re running them, what they’re for and what you can assume based on the results.”
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.
Andrea Flack-Wetherald, social worker, author, comedian and 2010 Bluffton graduate, shared tips for holding difficult conversations and explained how these conversations can lead to wellness.Read more
Bluffton received $130,000 in Great Minds Fellowship Grant funding as part of a statewide effort to encourage more students to pursue behavioral health-related professions.Read more
Athletics Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards were presented to Greg Wannemacher '77, Dr. Ruth Abaya '05, Rich Bindernagel '79 and Dr. Michael Anthony '07.Read more
Bluffton University enrollment for 2023-24 includes 205 new traditional undergraduate students (up from 172 a year ago) and 54 new graduate students (a 50 percent increase.)Read more