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.

Profile stories

"I'm looking at the effects of waste--especially paper waste--how it biodegrades, and then I'm researching students' attitudes toward recycling." Alicia Loch's year-long research project combines her majors--biology and sociology.

-Environmental sociology
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There are so many people on this campus who have helped me. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today or where I’ll be five, ten years from now.”

There are so many people on this campus who have helped me. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today or where I’ll be five, ten years from now.”

-Tough love
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Jarod Siekman

"I think there's a lot of cool math ideas that you can teach students even if it doesn't really apply to the curriculum." Such as Mayan numerical concepts explored during a cross cultural experience.

-Jarod Siekman
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Academics

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.

Undergrad


Check out over 85 majors, minors, and interdisciplinary programs.

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Graduate


Explore our advanced degrees in business and education.

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Adult


Discover a variety of programs tailored for working adults.

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