Bucknell University: Ranking & Review

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Lewisburg Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 268 861
Top 6%

Bucknell University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate31%29%34%
Enrolled undergraduates973474499
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,6781,8111,867

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores647
Percent of students submitting SAT scores66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores516
Percent of students submitting ACT scores53%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Bucknell University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $70,125 $70,125
Off-campus $70,125 $70,125
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,150 and other expenses per full academic year.

Bucknell University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,361 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $53,692 $53,692
Fees for full-time undergraduates $294 $294
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,473 $1,473
Tuition for Full-time graduates $23,568 $23,568
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,473 $1,473

Programs and Degrees

Social Sciences 202 202
Engineering 167 6 173
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 126 126
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 115 3 118
Psychology 64 2 66
Physical Sciences 30 5 35
English Language and Literature & Letters 30 4 34
Education 20 1 21
Visual and Performing Arts 19 19
Natural Resources and Conservation 16 16
Mathematics and Statistics 16 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 15 15
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 14 14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 14
History 9 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 8 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Grand Total86721888

A total of 867 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bucknell University.

At the master's level 21 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate90%90%91%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,347
Instructional FTE416
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.bucknell.edu
AddressOne Dent Drive
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 17837
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (570) 577 3538

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