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Bluffton University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Bluffton, OH

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$49,848
Tuition and Fees
$34,502
Room and Board
$11,346
Books and Supplies
$1,400
Other Expenses
$2,600
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003016
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
223 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
214 (96.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
214 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
33 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$31,745
Need-Based Gift
Received by 214 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,257
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 190 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,055
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 19 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
17 (7.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,369

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
546 (88.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
513 (94.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
513 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
81 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$30,037
Need-Based Gift
Received by 512 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,017
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 453 (88.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,739
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 51 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
103 (16.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,669

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,601
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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