Bluffton University

Bluffton, Ohio

Overview

Address1 University Drive
School Websitewww.bluffton.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Bluffton University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Bluffton, Ohio that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,175 students applied to Bluffton University. Of those students, 914 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Bluffton University was $32,316, in addition to fees of $450. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Bluffton University.

Bluffton University has a 54% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Bluffton University acceptance rate is 42%. To put this into perspective, 914 of the 2,175 students who applied to Bluffton University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Bluffton University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Bluffton University had an SAT score between the range of 870 and 1,100. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Bluffton University was between 18 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Bluffton University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Bluffton University, the tuition for in-state residents is $32,316. Combined with fees of $450, room and board costs of $10,800, other expenses of $2,600 and the $1,400 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $47,566.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $32,766 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Bluffton University to $47,566 for out-of-state students.

Students at Bluffton University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Bluffton University was $4,784 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 44%.

Bluffton University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Bluffton University.

Bluffton University has a good gender split, with 45% of undergraduates being female and 55% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Ohio residents; in fact, 80% of all students reside in Ohio. However, 15% of students come from out-of-state and 5% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Bluffton University is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Bluffton University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 13% students enroll at Bluffton University part-time; the other 667 students enrolled full-time.

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