Discovery Program admission

How to apply:

Apply for admission to Bluffton University
And apply to the Discovery Program by completing/submitting the following additional materials:


Based on your past academic experience, write an essay explaining how you will be successful at Bluffton University.

We expect that you will work independently on writing this essay. At the end of your essay, write and sign Bluffton’s honor pledge: "I attest that this work is my own and that the ideas of others are cited."

Mail the completed essay to:

Office of Admissions
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton OH 45817-2014


how to enroll in the discovery program:

Enrollment in the Discovery Program is limited to 50 students. The first 50 accepted students to deposit will be granted enrollment into this program, so we encourage students to send in their application materials and, once accepted as a Bluffton University student, to make their $100 deposit as soon as possible. Deposits can be made through PayPal.