Bluffton University

Address:
1 University Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817-2104
Phone:
419-358-3000
Website:
http://www.bluffton.edu
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About Bluffton University

Bluffton University is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in business. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,005
 Graduate122
 Total1,127
GenderFemale51%
 Male49%
Student Age% Under 2579%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time90%
 % Part-time10%
Race/Ethnicity% White86.1%
 % Black5.8%
 % Asian0.4%
 % Latino1.4%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown4.7%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFashion Design, Marketing, Merchandising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,794
 % Admitted61%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled20%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT13%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT93%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math410 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$24,930
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,930
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans96%
 % Undergraduates with Grants100%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,400
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,348
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,600
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,300
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,900
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,900

Neighborhood Data for the Bluffton Area

Median Age38.2
Median Household Income$58,776
Total Population3,912
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total43.9% 56.1%
 Age 0-961.7%38.3%
 Age 10-1762.4%37.6%
 Age 18-2434.6%65.4%
 Age 25-2938.4%61.6%
 Age 30-3945.9%54.1%
 40+44.2%55.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White95.2%
 % Black1.0%
 % Asian0.6%
 % Latino2.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,348
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,600
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$447
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