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Accreditations and recognitions


We at Bluffton University work to provide an enriching collegiate experience that prepares “students of all backgrounds for life as well as for vocation.”

 

Bluffton at a glance

Enrollment:
669 undergraduate students and 59 students in graduate programs. The average incoming student has a 3.15 high school GPA. (in 2020-21)

Academics:
Bluffton offers academic study in more than 86 academic programs, an adult bachelor's degree-completion program in accounting, business management, and RN to BSN, and master’s degrees in organizational management (MAOM); and leadership business administration (MBA) with concentrations in health care management and in accounting and financial management; and in education (MAEd) with concentrations in reading endorsement, intervention specialist licensure, leadership and faith-based education.

Tuition and fees:
Undergraduate tuition and fees, room and board for 2020-21: $45,848. If you are serious about attending Bluffton where discovery, community, respect and service come together to form a truly unique educational experience we have financial aid programs in place to make sure that Bluffton University is affordable for you.

Accreditation and affiliations:
Bluffton University holds a certificate of authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents to confer the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, master of arts in education, master of arts in organizational management and master of business administration.

Bluffton University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org, 312-263-0456, and the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.

Academic program accreditations, affiliations and recognitions >

 

National Center for Education Statistics

2020-21     

Total headcount enrollment 750
Undergraduate FTE (full-time equivalent): 669
Total graduate enrollment 59
Graduate FTE: 57.5
Full-time, traditional enrollment 638
Residential students (in 2019-20) 88%
First-year class: 195
Entering first-year student average GPA 3.15
Entering first-year student  average ACT  20
Students in top 10% of high school class: (in 2019-20) 9.7%
Students in top 25% of high school class: (in 2019-20) 22.9%
First to second year retention rate 72.3%
Graduation rate (6 year): 54.6%
Full-time faculty (with terminal degree): (in 2019-20) 50 (34)
Student/faculty ratio: (in 2019-20) 11:1
Tuition: (2020-21, 12-17 hours/semester) $33,952
Room and board: (2020-21, 15-meal plan) $11,346
Endowment market value: (as of June 30, 2018) $25,255,492

Located in Northwest Ohio

Top Tier of "Midwest Colleges"

Fulbright scholars

Community, Discovery, Respect, Service

 

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