Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Overview

AddressOne Dent Drive
School Websitewww.bucknell.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Bucknell University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,144 students applied to Bucknell University. Of those students, 3,352 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Bucknell University was $55,788, in addition to fees of $304. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Bucknell University.

Bucknell University has a 88% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Bucknell University acceptance rate is 33%. To put this into perspective, 3,352 of the 10,144 students who applied to Bucknell University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Bucknell University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Bucknell University had an SAT score between the range of 1,250 and 1,420. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Bucknell University was between 28 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Bucknell University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Bucknell University, the tuition for in-state residents is $55,788. Combined with fees of $304, room and board costs of $13,662, other expenses of $2,096 and the $900 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $72,750.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $56,092 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Bucknell University to $72,750 for out-of-state students.

Students at Bucknell University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Bucknell University was $5,425 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 12%.

Bucknell University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Bucknell University.

Bucknell University has a good gender split, with 51% of undergraduates being female and 49% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 73% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 20% of students come from in-state and 7% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Bucknell University is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Bucknell University to thrive in your studies.

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