Lewisburg, PA 17837 570-577-1101
http://www.bucknell.edu/ admissions@bucknell.edu
About Bucknell University
  • Year of Foundation 1846
  • Size of Campus 446 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,505
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 76%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $43,268
  • Room and Board $10,374
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 3,523
Bucknellians enjoy a rich legacy of symbols and traditions. Convocation and candlelight in the Academic Quad. The Christy Mathewson Gateway. First Night. The Bison mascot. Chrysalis. The Orange and the Blue. The Alma Mater. Homecoming and Reunion. From its founding in the “wilds of Pennsylvania” in 1846 to its status today as one of the nation's top liberal arts institutions, Bucknell's history is marked with symbols and traditions that connect the first seven graduates in 1851 to more than 48,000 living alumni worldwide.Bucknell is a unique national university where liberal arts and professional programs complement each other. Bucknell educates men and women for a lifetime of critical thinking and strong leadership characterized by continued intellectual exploration, creativity, and imagination. A Bucknell education enables students to interact daily with faculty who exemplify a passion for learning and a dedication to teaching and scholarship. Bucknell fosters a residential, co-curricular environment in which students develop intellectual maturity, personal conviction and strength of character, informed by a deep understanding of different cultures and diverse perspectives.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Chrysalis Ball, Candlelight Service, Homecoming, Spring Greek Weekend, Parents Weekend.
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat members 37%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortar Board, Theta Alpha Phi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Alpha Kappa Delta, Chi Epsilon, Delta Mu Delta, Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theat, Ph
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christians in Action, Hillel, Catholic Campus Ministry, Rooke Chapel Congregation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Voices of Praise, Inter-Religious Council, Unitarian Universalists, Ep
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 39%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Brothers and Sisters Empowered, Chinese Cultural Association, Middle Eastern Organization, Japan Society, German Club, Cumbre, Greeks for the Advancement of Multi-Cultural Education, Hillel, Vietnamese Student Association,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Lewisburg, PA (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Harrisburg, PA (70), Williamsport, PA (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Harrisburg, PA (60)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 97%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 57%
  • Number of students using college housing 88%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 73%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (66%), women's dorms (1%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (9%), apartment for single students (17%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students (1%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 30
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Museums Samek Art Gallery, greenhouse, Weis Performing Arts Center, observatory, 63-acre nature site, herbarium, primate faclilty, gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer, engineering structural test lab, poetry center, photography lab, conference center, writing cent
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Microforms 4,228
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 778,159
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 195
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 28,378
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 43
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,733
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Irish Authors Collection, Collection of Fine Press Editions, Information Commons, plus separate Music Library and the Willard Smith Library (English Dept.)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 42,188
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 10
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Americorps, Lockheed Martin, GE, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Clark Construction Co., Turner Construction, , Northrup-Grumman, St. Paul's Travelers, Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson, Lord & Taylor, KPMG, UBS, Teach for
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 69%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,650
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 45%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village