42%

Acceptance Rate

$19,394

Avg.Financial Aid

003016

FAFSA Code

About Bluffton University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

770

Website

www.bluffton.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Mennonite Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1 University Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4193583000
Fax: 4193583081
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Bluffton University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

42%

SAT Range

870 - 1100

ACT Range

18 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 835-1050 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Bluffton University is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104. To gather more information, they can call them at (419) 358-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,294

Average Annual Cost

$32,316

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$450

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,800

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,600

Total One Year Cost

$47,566

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to BU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $48,033 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($33,736), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($11,124), and budget for other expenses ($4,000) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

66%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Human Resources Management and Serv...

41 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

25 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

25 Graduates

Social Work

18 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

17 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

9 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

8 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Biology, General

5 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Marketing

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Psychology, General

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Economics

1 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

1 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

1 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

700

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

55%

US National: 44%

Female

45%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

5% Unknown

9% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

80%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,828 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 94% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

94%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,316/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,484/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,484/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

J. Denny Beaver and Jenny Beaver

School Colors

royal purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

245

Total Female Athletes

103

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,124 per year. Bluffton University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at BU costs around $5,484 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BU, campus safety and security features include campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 57% male and 43% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,208

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$220 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,394

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,784

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,744

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,502

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,161

$30K - $48K

$21,256

$48K - $75K

$19,668

$75K - $110K

$18,522

> $110K

$17,496

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,309,026

The financial aid department of Bluffton University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Bluffton University is around $18,567 and the federal grant is $3,962. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,499 and institutional aid worth $18,567. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Bluffton University add up to $2,309,026 per year.

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