Bluffton University: Ranking & Review

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Bluffton
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18673067
Top 19%

Bluffton University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate49%45%56%
Applicants1,7671,126641
Admissions863505358
Enrolled undergraduates21112190
Enrolled total (including graduate students)815399416

60 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

24 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores19
Percent of students submitting SAT scores9%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
482
Math
489

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores192
Percent of students submitting ACT scores91%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
18
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Bluffton University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$46,156$46,156
Off-campus$45,142$45,142
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,700 and other expenses per full academic year.

Bluffton University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 759 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$31,222$31,222
Fees for full-time undergraduates$450$450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,301$1,301
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,900$9,900
Fees for full-time graduates$300$300
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$550$550

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6741108
Education31738
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1818
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1818
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1717
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service88
Visual and Performing Arts77
History55
Physical Sciences55
Mathematics and Statistics55
Biological and Biomedical Sciences55
English Language and Literature & Letters44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs44
Psychology22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Social Sciences
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Professions and Related Programs
Grand Total20348251

A total of 203 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bluffton University.

At the master's level 48 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%44%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%

General info

Founded1899
MottoThe Truth Makes Free
Religious affiliationMennonite Church
Colorsbluffton purple, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff158
Instructional FTE67
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitebluffton.edu
Address1 University Drive
Bluffton, Ohio, 45817-2104
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population4,000
Phone4193583000
Fax+1 (419) 358 3081

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