Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University, founded in 1846, is a private, residential, liberal arts institution located in Lewisburg, PA, three to four hours from New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington DC.

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Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

Tuition & Fees

$58,196

$58,196

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
62%
500-599
12%
700-800
43%
600-699
46%
500-599
11%
700-800
21%
600-699
54%
500-599
22%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
71%
24-29
24%
18-23
5%
30-36
32%
24-29
60%
18-23
8%
30-36
59%
24-29
40%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,370
Declined + 6,475
Total Received 9,845
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Private (nonprofit)

3,627

undergraduate students

70

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting/financial Management
  2. Economics
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2050
ACT 3528

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School Facts

Bucknell University, founded in 1846, is a private, residential, liberal arts institution located in Lewisburg, PA, three to four hours from New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,697
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Lewisburg, PA

450‐acre campus in Lewisburg (population: 5,712), 75 miles from Harrisburg. Air and train serve Harrisburg; smaller airport serves Williamsport. School operates transportation to downtown area and area retail stores daily and to airports, bus, and train stations at scheduled vacation periods.

Bucknell University
1 Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 35% of male students
 
9 sororities 42% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
58%
Top 1/4
83%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
62%
500-599
12%
700-800
43%
600-699
46%
500-599
11%
700-800
21%
600-699
54%
500-599
22%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
71%
24-29
24%
18-23
5%
30-36
32%
24-29
60%
18-23
8%
30-36
59%
24-29
40%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,370
Declined + 6,475
Total Received 9,845

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

Interview
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kevin Mathes
Dean of Admissions
P: 570 577-3000
F: 570 577-3538
admissions@bucknell.edu

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$37,000.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,882
Room $8,644
Board $5,330
Additional fees $314
Books & supplies $900
Total $73,070
Average Financial Aid - $37,000
Total with Avg. Aid $36,070

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,923,000
State $650,000
Institutional $55,200,000
Other external $2,500,000
Total $60,273,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,000,000
Other external
Total $6,000,000
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 570 577-1331
F: 570 577-1481
finaid@bucknell.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Andrea Leithner Stauffer
Director of Financial Aid
aleithne@bucknell.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, crew, cycling, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, mountain biking, power lifting, roller hockey, rugby, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, lacrosse, mountain biking, power lifting, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, cross-country, flag football, golf, inner-tube water polo, platform tennis, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Jermaine Truax (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Maisha Kelly (women's)
Senior Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Patriot League (Division I, Football FCS), Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, Collegiate Water Polo Association
Mascot
Bison
School colors
orange and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
Animal Behavior
Anthropology
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Arabic/Arab World Studies
Art
Art History
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysics
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Cell Biology/Biochemistry
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Comparative/Digital Humanities
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Early Childhood Education
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geosciences
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
French
Geography
Geology
German
Global Management
History
Interdepartmental Studies
International Relations
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Linguistics
Management
Management for Engineers
Management/Organization
Managing for Sustainability
Markets/Innovation/Design
Mathematical Economics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Music History
Music Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre/Dance
Voice Music Performance
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting/financial Management
  2. Economics
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

3,697

total students

21%

in-state

79%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

3,627
students

Female
51%
1,852

Male
49%
1,775

2%

70
students

Female
63%
44

Male
37%
26

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

3,606
students

Female
52%
1,840

Male
48%
1,766

1%

21
students

Female
58%
12

Male
42%
9

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Nepal
Pakistan
Republic Of Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brett Basom
Associate Director for International Recruitment
570 577-3000
admissions@bucknell.edu

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