|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,331 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bucknell University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,487 applications and only 3,138 students were granted admission. Bucknell University is at the #28 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 49% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 63% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1200 to 1380|
|ACT||28 to 32|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bucknell University's tuition was $51,676 for all students regardless of residency (92.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 58% of Bucknell University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 12% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,518 (which is 2.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bucknell University in 2016-2017, was 323, which is 34% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,245 (which is 11% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bucknell University has enrolled a total of 3,626 students (3,569 students full-time and 57 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,626 students, 25 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 3,571 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 55 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Two or more races: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bucknell University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||5%||58|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||36|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||20|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||18|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bucknell University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Bucknell University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $56,400. Last year, out of the total 668 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 641 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 752 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 699 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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