Description

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.

Quick Facts about Bucknell University

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Bison

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Most Selective

In-State Tuition

$43,628

Out-of-State Tuition

$43,628

Retention Rate

94%

Enrollment

3,731

Year Established

1846

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
3,624
Freshman Class
930
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
3,731

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
97%
Graduate
3%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
98%
Part-Time
2%

Gender of Students

Women
52%
Men
48%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
3%
Asian
3%
Caucasian
85%
Latino
3%
Other
6%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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