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Is Bluffton University a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Bluffton University veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Bluffton University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Bluffton:

How Does Bluffton Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Bluffton University at #1,767.The school also ranked #82 in our Best for Vets in Ohio ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Bluffton fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,211
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,025

You can also see how specific majors at Bluffton fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Organizational Behavior Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 50
Best Organizational Behavior Studies Colleges for Veterans 89
Best Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 143
Best Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General Colleges for Veterans 159
Best Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 197
Best Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching Colleges for Veterans 232
Best Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 246
Best General Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 251
Best General Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 251
Best General Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 271

How Many Veterans Go to Bluffton?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

The VA reports that there are 9 G.I. Bill® students at Bluffton. Since the total enrollment at the school is 750, approximately 1.20% of the students at Bluffton are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Bluffton

Bluffton University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.

Does Bluffton Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Bluffton may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, Bluffton may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Bluffton Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Bluffton.

Complaints to the VA About Bluffton

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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