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Bucknell University Admissions

Bucknell admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 30%. Students that get into Bucknell have an average SAT score between 1200-1380 or an average ACT score of 28-32. The regular admissions application deadline for Bucknell is January 15. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Bucknell early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
30%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
60%
Total Applicants
10,487
SAT Range
1200-1380
SAT Reading
590-670
SAT Math
610-710
Students Submitting SAT
63%
ACT Range
28-32
ACT English
28-33
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
9-10
Students Submitting ACT
49%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$40
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
76%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.25 responses
Poll
72%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.25 responses
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