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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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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Levi Elsea

For the third year in a row, a Bluffton University student, Levi Elsea ’20 was selected to participate in a two and a half month highly competitive internship with Purdue University’s Department of Nutrition Science.

-Competitive internship
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Ginesha Robinson '21

I learned a lot about myself which was the best part. In D.C. I had to handle a lot of things on my own. It was good preparation for the future.”

-Experience led growth
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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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Discover a variety of programs tailored for working adults.

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