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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Levi Litwiller '20

"It was fun to live in Chicago all summer and it was neat to see concepts from class being applied to actual things." Levi Litwiller researched organic compounds while interning at AbbVie Pharmaceuticals.

-Big research opportunity
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Trent Mast '21

“When I got here, I didn’t even know what convergent media was. I learned so much so fast.” Learning about all approaches to media—from video to social media, is a strength of the program.

-Developing career skills
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Kai Smith '22

I feel like there’s a healing property in almost all art. I’d like to be a healer; I think it’s one of my talents.”

-Finding his niche
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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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Explore our advanced degrees in business and education.

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Discover a variety of programs tailored for working adults.

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