Download an application

If you'd rather fill out a hard-copy application, we've provided an official Bluffton University application for admission to expedite the process. Please carefully follow the instructions below.


Once you have downloaded the application, follow the instructions on the application. Do not to leave any item blank; simply insert 'N/A' if a particular item does not apply. When completed, send the form and all required materials to the admissions office, or return it to your high school guidance counselor so he or she can attach your transcript.


Additional material required


Mail all to:
Bluffton University
Office of Admissions
1 University Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104

Application forms



The application and recommendations forms are in Adobe Acrobat(R) format. If you do not have the Acrobat Reader(R), you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader(R) at no charge.


If you experience difficulty downloading any of the required forms, please verify that you have the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you continue to have problems, please contact us at 1-800-488-3257, option 1, or email