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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Bucknell is a highly rated private university located in East Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,606 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bucknell acceptance rate is 34%. Popular majors include Economics, Accounting, and Psychology. Graduating 90% of students, Bucknell alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $57,700.

About

One Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Patriot League

Bucknell University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Bucknell Admissions

Acceptance Rate
34%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1260-1430
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$39,493 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$33,257 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
59%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,606 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
21
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
10%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Friendly
    20%
  • Stuck up
    20%
  • Wealthy
    20%
  • Balanced
    14%
  • Extroverted
    9%
  • Fun
    9%
  • Sheltered
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
69%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 67 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Preppy
    42%
  • Friendly
    18%
  • Prestigious
    13%
  • Ambitious
    8%
  • Small
    8%
  • Bad
    5%
  • Homogeneous
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$70,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
90%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 32 responses

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