Bluffton University Rankings

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In the World#2637 of 14178
In North America#817 of 2629
In the United States#750 of 2528
In Ohio#28 of 91
In Bluffton#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Mennonite Church
Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
943
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$26,002 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
710
Graduates
58
Male:Female Ratio
54:46
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Bluffton University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%52%59%
Applicants1,7701,006764
Admissions973523450
Freshmen enrolled full time23114685

40 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

21 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
44 or 19%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 835
or below

75% of them
had 1050
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bluffton University are 835-1050 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
187 or 81%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bluffton University are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White575 (75%)
Black or African American78 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown30 (4%)
Two or more races27 (4%)
Hispanic25 (3%)
Nonresident Alien24 (3%)
Asian5 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,002/year
Average aid awarded
$20,800
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$28,872
$30-48K$26,058
$48-75K$22,729
$75-110K$25,484
$110K+$27,846

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$33,286$10,350
Tuition in-state$33,286$10,350
Tuition out-of-state$33,286$10,350
Fee in-district$450$300
Fee in-state$450$300
Fee out-of-state$450$300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity782
Combined charge for room and board$11,124
Room charge$5,476
Meal charge$5,648

Bluffton University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General1525
Organizational Behavior Studies26
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General17
Accounting10
Psychology, General9
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Mathematics, General7
Education, General7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
Social Work6
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General5
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4
Information Technology4
English Language and Literature, General3
Music, General3
Graphic Design3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching2
Broadcast Journalism2
Physics, General1
History, General1
Bible & Biblical Studies1
Youth Ministry1
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General1
Writing, General1
Grand Total16232
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%48%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
94
Citations
2,172

Publication count by topic

History
19
Psychology
15
Sociology
13
Chemistry
8
Biology
7
Philosophy
6
Political science
6
Art
5
Computer science
2
Physics
2
Engineering
1
Mathematics
1
Medicine
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History22339
Psychology24081,266
Sociology2450165
Philosophy26073
Political science328727
Chemistry4455224
Physics454116
Biology5041103
Mathematics550911
Engineering56234
Medicine582317
Computer science593511

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199017
199113
199217
199304
199406
199503
199613
199751
199825
1999312
2000312
2001210
2002311
2003222
2004127
2005241
2006130
2007166
2008469
2009192
20104111
20117142
20124131
20131143
20143171
20155173
20163132
20173115
2018292
20193102

General info

Founded1899
WikipediaBluffton University
MottoThe Truth Makes Free
Colorsbluffton purple, white
Academic CalendarLate August - Early May
Total FTE staff151
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1 University Drive
Bluffton, Ohio, 45817-2104
United States
City population4,000
Phone4193583000
Fax+1 (419) 358 3081

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