About Bluffton

Residence Halls

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.

Academic programs

Academic programs

Bluffton's approach to learning within its academic programs merges meaningful, personal interactions with textbook study, lectures, campus activities, service opportunities and cross-cultural options that will take you throughout the United States and the world.

Career advancement

Continuing education courses

Our graduate and continuing education programs make it possible to complete your degree while balancing work, family, church and other commitments. Graduate and continuing education classes are conveniently offered in Bluffton, Archbold and Piqua, Ohio.

The Bluffton Difference


Bluffton is affiliated with the Mennonite Church-USA, however the majority of Bluffton students are not Mennonite. This creates an atmosphere where all students are invited to explore and come to own their own beliefs.