Transfer students

Each year Bluffton welcomes new transfer students from around the country for our fall and spring semesters.  Some students arrive having only completed a semester or two elsewhere, while others arrive with a completed associate's degree.


Transfer student Michael Pickel

“Bluffton was my top choice, but I second-guessed myself and went to a different school. When I came back here, I was like yeah, it still feels right.”
Michael’s story >

Steps to apply

Applying for admission to Bluffton as a transfer student is easy. A dedicated admissions transfer coordinator will work individually with you throughout the application process.

To be considered for admission, transfer students must have maintained at least a C average or better in all college-level work. In addition, students must be in good academic standing, eligible to return and met all previous financial obligations at any previous institutions. 

To complete the admissions process we ask for the following:

For more details on transferring in credits from any other college or university, contact Bluffton University admissions department at 800-488-3257 or by e-mail at .