Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

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Bucknell University

Bucknell University

Bucknell University Student Essentials

Bucknell University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bison
Website: www.bucknell.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $45,378
Out-of-State Tuition: $45,378
Retention Rate: 95%
Enrollment: 3,760
Year Established: 1846

About Bucknell University

With schools like the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University in the same state, some students might overlook Bucknell University. Nonetheless, despite the competition Bucknell remains one of the nation’s top liberal arts universities.

Bucknell’s academics focus primarily on undergraduate study, offering nearly 50 majors and the option to design your own. The bulk of these programs are contained within the College of Arts and Sciences, but undergraduates can also enroll in the School of Management or the College of Engineering.

Graduate studies at Bucknell include a variety of programs, such as Animal Behavior, Psychology, English, Chemistry. Bucknell’s Engineering master’s programs are generally considered to be its strongest.

Financial aid options at Bucknell include scholarships, grants, loans and work-study. Graduate students can apply for assistantships and internships, both of which cover tuition and provide a small stipend.

Bucknell accepts the Common Application for undergraduate admissions. Procedures for graduate admissions vary based on the program. In addition to academic achievement, Bucknell considers its applicants’ talent, moral character, leadership experience and writing skill.

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Bucknell University Map & Location

Bucknell University
One Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837


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Getting Around Bucknell University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Lewisburg, PA

Winter
Dec
40
24
Jan
35
19
Feb
39
21
Spring
Mar
48
28
Apr
61
38
May
71
47
Summer
Jun
80
58
Jul
84
62
Aug
82
60
Fall
Sep
75
53
Oct
63
41
Nov
51
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,651
Freshman Class 930
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,760

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 85%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 4%
African American 3%
Caucasian 85%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 97%
Graduate 3%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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