For the greater purpose. It’s why we do everything we do.

At Bluffton, our sense of a greater purpose develops students of exceptional character and expansive vision. Since 1899, we’ve been learning, experiencing and bettering the world together.

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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

Whether it’s research, internships or clinical practice, you will engage in an active curriculum that is tangible and paced to a changing world.

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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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Senior Jeff Arnett

My dream is for the organization to be a place where people can get together, compete, play, mingle with each other and bridge every group on campus."

-Building community with esports
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Congratulations to the latest revealed members of the J. Denny and Jenny family: Takayla Gadberry, Cara Echols, Jena O'Brien and Amryn Dover.

Another generation of Beavers have concluded their mascot mission and are preparing to tuck away their tails. Let's learn about the newly-identified Beavers.

-And J Denny is...
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Coach DeMoine looks to offset the pressures of being a student-athlete with having a little bit of fun.

We really pay attention to details and explain the 'why' behind what we teach." Head softball coach Amanda DeMoine is excited to share her knowledge of the game.

-Sharing the love of softball
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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.


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