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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Patrick Spillman '21

I definitely feel like I'm pursuing the correct degree for what I want to do. [The internship] solidified that I am on the right track, and I'm thankful for the requirement."

-Sports and business
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Head track and field coach and coordinator for the cross country and track and field programs

I'm still learning, and I will never stop learning, but advancing the sport and elevating other female coaches is something I'm passionate about."

-Coach and mentor
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Abby Broseke '22 is ready to begin the clinical rotations for her nursing degree.

Bluffton's ideologies really match up with mine and the professors are great. They are here for you. They want you to succeed."

-Nursing degree is challenging and rewarding
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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.


Check out over 85 majors, minors, and interdisciplinary programs.

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