Bluffton University

Bluffton, OH

Bluffton says, "The liberal arts and sciences program provides an integrated program of general education for all undergraduate students that complements and supports the courses in their major field of study...The program is designed to acquaint students with current thought and advances in all the traditional academic disciplines. The liberal arts and sciences program models how an Anabaptist-Mennonite vision of community can be used to develop responses to issues and concerns." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:739
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:45%
  • Tuition & Fees:$31,672 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" and "Humanities" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may elect to take a public speaking course instead of a math course.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Bluffton University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/29/2018


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