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Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

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Overview

Bucknell University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lewisburg, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA  17837
United States
Contact Dean Kevin Mathes
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@bucknell.edu
Phone: 570-577-3000
Fax: 570-577-3538

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Behavior And Ethology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biopsychology Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,890
Applied
3,712
Accepted
3,695
Enrolled
38%
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Female Admissions

4,878
Females Applied
1,937
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,012
Males Applied
1,775
Males Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 657 610 690
SAT Math 676 610 710
ACT Composite 30 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

59,474
Private
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Fees

328
Full-time student fees
14,874
Room & board
9,192
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

39,000
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
52,347
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,500
Avg. Loan Aid
19,839
Avg. Grant Aid
34,700
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
94%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met

Student Body

3,695
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.68%
Black or African American 3.95%
White or Caucasian 74.97%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.03%
Asian 4.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 4.3%
Other 0.08%

Gender

Male (47.69%)
Female (52.31%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 81%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Chrysalis Ball and Family Weekend

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black Student Union, Bucknell Outing Club, Core (student programming board), Environmental Club and Colleges Against Cancer

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Division 1 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

420
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 384
Part-time - 36
Male - 235
Female - 184
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