Steps to apply

  • Bowl for A Buck
    Beavers Bowl for a Dollar at the local alley.
  • Dancing in The Streets
    Dancing in the Street to start the year off right.
  • Dueling Pianos
    Musical guest Dueling Pianos in Bobs Place.


Bluffton University operates on a rolling admission plan, and you are welcome to apply anytime after completion of your junior year in high school.

To be considered for regular admission to Bluffton University as an undergraduate student, you must submit the following:

    • Application
    • Official high school transcript
    • Guidance counselor recommendation
    • Official ACT or SAT score (at this time we do not require the writing portion of either test; SAT score is a combination of the critical reading and math sections)


    The average Bluffton University student has the following academic profile:

    • Test scores: 22 ACT or 1030 SAT
    • Grade Point Average: 3.3 (4.0 scale)


Transfer students
Transfer students should have a minimum college grade point average of 2.0 for admission. Bluffton has agreements with area two-year colleges that allow students to use an associate's degree toward a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, dietetics, social work, sociology and early childhood education.

For questions or assistance, contact:
Admissions Office