Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$58,202

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
620
75th
730
25th
630
75th
34
25th
29
75th
30
25th
26
75th
32
25th
28
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,712
Declined 6,178
Total Received 9,890
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Private

3,786

undergraduate students

82

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,868
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Bucknell University
1 Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA
17837

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
620
75th
730
25th
630
75th
34
25th
29
75th
30
25th
26
75th
32
25th
28

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,712
Declined 6,178
Total Received 9,890

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

51%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,809

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,882
Room $8,946
Board $5,724
Additional fees $320
Books & supplies $900
Total $73,772
Average Financial Aid - $33,809
Total with Avg. Aid $39,963

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 Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes
Wrestling yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Patriot League (Division I, Football FCS), Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, Collegiate Water Polo Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes
African Studies. yes
Animal Behavior and Ethology. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Italian Studies. yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Voice and Opera. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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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

3,868

total students

23%

in-state

77%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

3,786
students

Female
51%
1,938

Male
49%
1,848

2%

82
students

Female
61%
50

Male
39%
32

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

3,698
students

Female
51%
1,894

Male
49%
1,804

2%

88
students

Female
50%
44

Male
50%
44

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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
73%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: March 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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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

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