Steps to apply

  • Campus 2017
    Students enjoy a fall walk across campus
  • Party on the Lawn
    Students gather at the photo booth
  • Dueling Pianos
    Musical guest Dueling Pianos in Bobs Place.


Bluffton University operates on a rolling admission plan, and you are welcome to apply anytime after completion of your junior year in high school.

To be considered for regular admission to Bluffton University as an undergraduate student, you must submit the following:

    • Application
    • Official high school transcript
    • Official ACT or SAT score (at this time we do not require the writing portion of either test; SAT score is a combination of the critical reading and math sections)


    The average Bluffton University student has the following academic profile:

    • Test scores: 22 ACT or 1030 SAT
    • Grade Point Average: 3.3 (4.0 scale)


Transfer students
Transfer students should have a minimum college grade point average of 2.0 for admission. Bluffton has agreements with area two-year colleges that allow students to use an associate's degree toward a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, dietetics, social work, sociology and early childhood education.

For questions or assistance, contact:
Admissions Office