Science

As a student in the science department at Bluffton you will experience an intimate yet intense learning environment. The small size of the department, and the university, means that science students can and do pursue widely varying interests and activities including athletics and music.

The department offers majors in

A science education at Bluffton is also good preparation for a career in engineering.

Knowlton Science Center

The Austin E. Knowlton Science Center will transform science education at Bluffton. The 32,500 square foot building is designed for 21st century teaching and learning for students in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, pre-medicine, nursing and dietetics. Tentative plans are to break ground for the new science building in fall 2018.
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Knowlton Science Center

Science scholarship

If you major within the natural and applied sciences division (biology, chemistry, dietetics, mathematics, physics and pre-med) you may qualify for a renewable $17,000 to $18,000 science scholarship.  >>>tell me more

Dr. John kraft award

A $5,000 loan/grant is available to a graduating senior who completes one full year of medical school. This financial support is awarded in the form of a loan that is cancelled upon completion of the first year of medical school.  >>>more about pre-med

Pre-med preparation

A pre-medicine major is a good plan if you are sure about your future. However, medical schools do not require a pre-medicine major. Most Bluffton students who have entered health professions have majored in biology or chemistry or both.