33%

Acceptance Rate

$33,820

Avg.Financial Aid

003238

FAFSA Code

About Bucknell University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,668

Website

www.bucknell.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Bucknell University, which is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania is a private university. At Bucknell University, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. Finally, at BU around 74% are white, 6% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 6% are Non-resident alien. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Christy Mathewson, Philip Roth, Edward Herrmann, and Timothy J Keller. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. BU offers a total of 87 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

One Dent Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5705772000
Fax: 5705773538
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

33%

SAT Range

1250 - 1420

ACT Range

28 - 32

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $40, as part of the admission process at BU. The SAT score in the range of 1255-1430 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Bucknell University, must score 30 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 28 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at One Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837. They can also call them at (570) 577-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$36,305

Average Annual Cost

$55,788

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$304

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,662

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,096

Total One Year Cost

$72,750

Before applying to BU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $75,400. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($58,196), books and supplies ($900), room and boarding ($14,174), and budget for other expenses ($2,130). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

92%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$625

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

141 Graduates

Psychology, General

71 Graduates

Political Science and Government

63 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

58 Graduates

Biology, General

58 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

39 Graduates

Marketing

38 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

36 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

36 Graduates

Civil Engineering

34 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

32 Graduates

Computer Engineering

29 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

28 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

24 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

23 Graduates

Sociology

22 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

21 Graduates

History

19 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

16 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

15 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

14 Graduates

International Business

14 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

14 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Education, General

11 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Area Studies

10 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

10 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

8 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

8 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

6 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

6 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,597

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

10%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

0% Unknown

4% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

73%

Out Of State

20%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$84,046 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

92%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,332/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,330/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,330/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bison

School Colors

orange and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Patriot League

Total Male Athletes

360

Total Female Athletes

361

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

34

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,174 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 49% male and 51% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$57,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$70,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$244 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,820

Students Receiving Federal Grants

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,425

Students Receiving State Aid

5%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,305

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$32,744

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$47,645

$30K - $48K

$52,751

$48K - $75K

$46,473

$75K - $110K

$36,287

> $110K

$17,179

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,580,458

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,300,000

The financial aid department of Bucknell University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,831, whereas the financial aid is $32,168. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,665 as well as institutional aid worth $32,168. At BU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,580,458 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $6,300,000.

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