1 University Drive Bluffton, OH 45817 419-358-3257
http://www.bluffton.edu admissions@bluffton.edu
About Bluffton University
  • Year of Foundation 1899
  • Size of Campus 65 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Mennonite Church USA
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,079
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 12%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,594
  • Room and Board $8,170
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 943
At Bluffton, you can be assured of exceptional undergraduate, graduate and continuing and professional education programs. Embodied in our four enduring values of discovery, community, respect and service, you’ll find a character-building education that helps you achieve your personal and professional goals for use in a global market. Grounded in the Mennonite values of peacemaking and service, Bluffton’s faith tradition serves as a useful framework for your personal exploration and faith development. In other words, at Bluffton you'll develop Christian values for a global community. Home to a multifaceted student body of more than 1,100, Bluffton is situated on 65 acres of lush, wooded grounds that line the banks of the Little Riley Creek in the village of Bluffton, Ohio. You’ll quickly feel a part of our campus community as you develop relationships with peers and dedicated faculty. As an undergraduate student, our active student life makes it easy to make new friends in the close-knit, welcoming atmosphere of your home-away-from-home.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Artists Series, Chapel, Forum, May Day Weekend
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Pi Delta, C. Henry Smith
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ), FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), Diakonia
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Organization, International Connections
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Toledo, Ohio (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus Lima, Ohio (15)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Toledo, Ohio (60), Dayton, Ohio (80)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 72%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities University Archives and Mennonite Historical Collections
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 75
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,300
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 25
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 169,056
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 325
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, religious
  • Museums Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 70%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 75%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 65%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural