Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, is a highly selective liberal arts university of 3,600 students from 32 states and more than 60 countries. 

Bucknell offers more than 50 majors and 65 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, sciences and social sciences. Average class size is 20; student-faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Students live on campus and enjoy Division I sports, outdoor recreation, community service and visiting world-class musicians, actors, scientists, writers and more. Bucknell welcomes students of all backgrounds and the International Student Services Office provides and connects students with all of the support they will need.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts; Specialist Institution

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 31%
  • Average ACT score: 28-31
  • Average SAT score: 1230-1400 (with writing included)
  • Test optional?: No
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; English; Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Geography; Geology; History; Humanities; International Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Music; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors available: https://www.bucknell.edu/Majors

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid; Merit/talent-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $70,997

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football/Soccer; Women's Football/Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Water Polo; Women's Water Polo; Men's Wrestling

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