Bluffton University

Bluffton Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Bluffton students.

Bluffton Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bluffton University?

Bluffton total enrollment is approximately 768 students.

626 are undergraduates and 52 are graduate students.

Bluffton Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bluffton undergraduate population is made up of 42% women, and 58% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bluffton Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 454
Black or African American 74
Unknown 24
Multi-Ethnic 23
International 23
Hispanic 21
Asian 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bluffton Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 69% of full-time grad students are women, and 31% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bluffton Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 40
Multi-Ethnic 4
Hispanic 3
Unknown 2
International 1
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bluffton achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,791 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1791 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  49.05 out of 100
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This school is was found to be average when it comes to overall diversity, which means the student races, ethnicities, ages, genders and locations are close to the typical amount seen in most universities.

How Does Bluffton Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Bluffton is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bluffton is ranked 2,810 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2810 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  25.86 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Bluffton Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 575
Black or African American 78
Unknown 30
Multi-Ethnic 27
Hispanic 25
International 24
Asian 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bluffton University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 180
Black or African American 5
Asian 3
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Bluffton ranks 938 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  938 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  75.27 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 346 female students and 422 male students at Bluffton.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bluffton is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.06 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 102 female teachers and 87 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

14.98% Out of State
0.48% Out of the Country

Bluffton ranks 1,449 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

14.98% of Bluffton students come from out of state, and 0.48% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  33 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 11 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Ohio 176
Indiana 12
Michigan 8
Iowa 2
Pennsylvania 2

International Students at Bluffton

Students from 12 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Zimbabwe, and Albania.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
72.39% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  67.70 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bluffton, 72.39% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 315
20-21 275
22-24 101
35 and over 45
25-29 32
30-34 19
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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