3,611
Students
Financial aid thermometer
33,500
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
31
31%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Behavior And Ethology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting And Finance Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Educational Statistics And Research Methods Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering 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 Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Related Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biopsychology Checkmark
Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,253
Applied
3,187
Accepted
3,611
Enrolled
31%
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Female Admissions

4,863
Females Applied
1,643
Females Accepted
34%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,390
Males Applied
1,544
Males Accepted
29%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.55
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 657 620 700
SAT Math 675 630 720
ACT Composite 30 28 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

55,788
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Fees

304
Full-time student fees
13,662
Room & board
8,332
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

33,500
Avg. Financial Aid Package
37,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
43,835
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,500
Avg. Loan Aid
11,898
Avg. Grant Aid
29,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
91%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met

Student Body

3,611
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American 3.52%
White or Caucasian 73.89%
Asian 5.1%
Two or more races 4.07%
Other 0.22%

Gender

Male (49.4%)
Female (50.6%)

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 91%

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

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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, Outing Club, Activities and Campus Events, Catholic Campus Ministries and CALVIN and HOBBES

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
well-lit pathways, self-defense education, safety/security orientation

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 Checkmark 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 Division 1 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

434
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 384
Part-time - 50
Male - 251
Female - 183