Bucknell University: Review & Facts

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Bucknell University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,625 students enrolled. This school was established in 1846 and is one of the 2 schools located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Bucknell University.

Bucknell University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Biology, Economics, Political Science, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
93%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Bucknell University student retention rate is very high at 93% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bucknell University is great: 91%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bucknell University is good -- 10:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$50,200
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, $49,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Bucknell University beyond tuition are approximately $300, which comes to a total of $50,200 annually.

Read the details about Bucknell University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
25%
Hard
According to government data, 10,967 applications were submitted and 2,718 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to become a student at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Bucknell University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,500
High
Bucknell University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bucknell University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Bucknell University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - nearly $7,500 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Bucknell University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Bucknell University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Bucknell University, One Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837, USA
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