Bluffton University is on a 65-acre campus in the small town setting of Bluffton, Ohio, not far from Dayton.
Bluffton University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Bluffton University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Bluffton University has the Marbeck Center Board. In fact, more students participate in the Marbeck Center Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Bluffton University include Multicultural Student Organization, Bluffton Education Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Bluffton University Business Leaders.
The Bluffton University community comes together each year for Dam Jam, Cabaret for a Cause and Riley Creek Festival.
This table offers information on housing at Bluffton University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||87%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||12%|
Bluffton University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Bluffton University students live on campus. In 2022, 87% of undergrads at Bluffton University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 12% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bluffton University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Bluffton University offers coed housing.
At Bluffton University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Bluffton University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Bluffton University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Bluffton University has night security guards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Bluffton University, take Interstate 75 to Bluffton, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Toledo Express, Dayton International airport.
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