Bucknell University

#1067 / #322
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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About Bucknell University

According to Wikipedia, Bucknell University is a private liberal arts college in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The university consists of the College of Arts and Sciences, Freeman College of Management, and the College of Engineering. Bucknell was founded in 1846, and features programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, engineering, management, education, and music, as well as programs and pre-professional advising that prepare students for study in law and medicine. It offers nearly 50 majors and over 60 minors. Located just south of Lewisburg, the campus rises above the West Branch of the Susquehanna River.

Bucknell University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
9,890 38% 88% 1342 30

How Much Does Bucknell University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $22,342
30K - 48K $20,566
48K - 75K $30,416
75K - 110K $32,203
110K+ $55,270

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Bucknell University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Bucknell University, then you can expect to earn an average of $82,400 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Bucknell University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
3,880 3,844 36

Where is Bucknell University?

Bucknell University is located at One Dent Drive, Lewisburg PA 17837

What Is Bucknell University Known For?

Bucknell University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Bucknell University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Bucknell University's Most Influential Alumni?

Bucknell University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Economics, and History. Here are some of Bucknell University's most famous alumni:

Philip Roth
Philip Roth
An American novelist .
Sunil Gulati
Sunil Gulati
An American soccer administrator.
Jessica Jackley
Jessica Jackley
An American entrepreneur. Jessica Jackley is co-founder of Kiva.
Marc Lore
An Entrepreneur and co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, and chairman of Jet.com.
Peter Balakian
Peter Balakian
An Armenian-American writer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
Theodore Van Kirk
Theodore Van Kirk
An American Air Force navigator. Theodore Van Kirk is recipient of the Silver Star.
Charles Francis Potter
Charles Francis Potter
An American Unitarian minister .
David Nasaw
David Nasaw
An American historian.
Christy Mathewson
An American Major League baseball player, manager .
Jessica Livingston
Jessica Livingston
An American businesswoman and writer.
Charles Carpenter Fries
An American linguist.
Ken Langone
An American businessman.

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