Bluffton University requires at least 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Bluffton University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Bluffton University does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 53% of students who start college at Bluffton University complete all the credits required within six years.
Bluffton University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Bluffton University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Bluffton University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Bluffton University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Bluffton University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bluffton University.
Student Designed Majors
Bluffton University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Bluffton University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Bluffton University
Bluffton University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Bluffton University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Bluffton University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Bluffton University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Bluffton University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Bluffton University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Musselman Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Bluffton University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Bluffton University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Bluffton University does not have any ROTC programs.
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