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Bucknell University

School Profile

  • Bucknell UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Lewisburg, PA
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  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 3,583
First-year Undergraduate Students: 957
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 3,560
Graduate Students: 136

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Animal Behavior/Ethology
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Arts - General
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Cellular/Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of East Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Econometrics
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Economics and mathematics studies
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Russian
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of vHumanities
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $40,816
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $40,816

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 616
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 263
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 96


Member: NCAA
Team name: Bison


  • Ranked #29 National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Ranked #9 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #3 Chemical
  • Ranked #4 Civil
  • Ranked #3 Computer
  • Ranked #6 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #7 Mechanical
  • Ranked #24 High School Counselor Rankings

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Admissions Address

Freas Hall
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA 17837-9988
(570) 577-1101
Fax: (570) 577-3538
Contact: Kurt Thiede
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity most selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 31%
Early decision acceptance rate 63%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 28%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 7,178
Female applicants 3,429
Male applicants 3,749
Applicants accepted 2,253
Female applicants accepted 1,203
Male applicants accepted 1,050
Freshman enrollment 929
Female freshman enrollment 491
Male freshman enrollment 438
Early decision applicants 623
Early decision applicants accepted 391
Early decision applicants enrolled 385
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 41%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,988
Students accepting place on wait list 691
Students accepted from wait list 79

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 34%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 98%
Average high school GPA 3.5
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.2-3.8

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 70%
SAT Critical Reading average score 635
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 590-670
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 671
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 630-710
SAT Writing average score 644
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 600-690
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 40%
Average ACT Composite score 29
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 27-31
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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