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.
"There was one point I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to do it. I messaged Dr. Mullins and she was, 'No, we have this.' That gave me the confidence to continue."
"Anything from hazmats to groceries. They move absolutely everything... You see semis out on the road... Now, I wonder what they're moving. It changes your perspective."
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.
U.S. News ranking
"U.S. News & World Report" once again named Bluffton University to the top tier of Midwest Regional Colleges. This is Bluffton's 26th consecutive year to be ranked.Read more
Make wise choices
Make positive choices and always get back up if you fall, "because falling happens." Alumnus Thomas E. "Tucker" Lott gave this advice during the annual Opening Convocation.Read more
Invasive shrubs are being removed at the Bluffton University Nature Preserve to support biodiversity and provide resources for birds, small mammals and insects.Read more
(Non) resident writer
Jeff Gundy, emeritus professor of English at Bluffton University, received a $93,500 grant to travel the world as a writer in (non) residence.Read more