Bluffton University: Review & Facts

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Bluffton University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,015 students enrolled. This school was established in 1899 and is the only college located in Bluffton, Ohio.

Bluffton University is affiliated with Mennonite Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At Bluffton University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Bluffton University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Bluffton University student retention rate is fair at 72% (close to Ohio average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bluffton University is average: 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bluffton University is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,300
High
Average tuition cost is very high, about $29,800 annually. The additional fees at Bluffton University not covered by tuition are around $500; which comes to $30,300 per year.

Read the details about Bluffton University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,652 applications were submitted and 885 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Bluffton University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
Bluffton University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bluffton University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Bluffton University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - about $4,900 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Bluffton University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bluffton University Location and Maps



Post Address: Bluffton University, 1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104, USA
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