Please go to the official university website for up-to-date information on deadlines, application process, test requirements, and/or admissions data.
Early Decision I Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.
Early Decision II Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.
Regular Decision Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.
Number of admitted International students is 41 (4.28%) out of 957 First-Year Undergraduate students.
Number of admitted Male students is 1160 (27.82%) out of 4169 Male Applicants.
Number of admitted Female students is 1235 (32.04%) out of 3855 Female Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted Early Decision is 370 (65.26%) out of 567 Early Decision Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted from Wait-list is 9 (1.03%) out of 875 Wait-listed Applicants.
Student-to-Faculty Ratio is 11.
Six-year graduation rate is 89% (2002 cohort).
Retention Rate is 95%.
25th Percentile to 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading score is 600 to 680.
SAT Math score is 630 to 710.
SAT Writing score is 610 to 700.
ACT Composite score is 27 to 31.
Rigor of secondary school record is Very Important.
Class rank is Very Important.
Academic GPA is Very Important.
Standardized test scores are Very Important.
Application Essay is Very Important.
Recommendation is Important.
Extracurricular activities are Important.
Talent/ability is Very Important.
Character/personal qualities are Very Important.
First generation status is Considered.
Alumni/ae relation is Considered.
Geographical residency is Considered.
State residency is Not Considered.
Religious affiliation/commitment is Considered.
Racial/ethnic status is Considered.
Volunteer work is Important.
Work experience is Important.
Level of applicant’s interest is Important.
Bucknell practices Need-aware aid policy for International students.
Early Decision I Financial Aid Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.*
Early Decision II Financial Aid Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.*
Regular Decision Financial Aid Deadline is Jan 15, 2011.
* International Early Decision Applicant may apply for financial aid; may not apply to any Early Decision program at other colleges; may apply Early Action at other colleges.
Total Cost of Study (Tuition, Room, Board) is USD $52,050 (2010/11).
Average Financial Aid for Admitted Internationals is USD $45,625.
Number of Internationals Aided is 27 (24.32%) out of 111 Total Internationals.
Financial Aid Package is comprised of Grant Aid, Work-Study and Loans.
Merit Scholarships are open to International students as follows:
Presidential Fellows Program
Selected by the Committee on Admissions, eligible candidates will rank in the top five percent of their high school class, score at least 1450 on the SAT (or equivalent ACT), and show outstanding potential to be contributors to the university.
Up to 25 scholarships that cover US $12,500 per year, plus a $1,500 internship, will be awarded.
Selected by the Committee on Admissions, eligible candidates will rank in the top five percent of their high school class and score at least 1380 on the SAT (or equivalent ACT).
Up to 125 scholarships that cover US $10,000 per year will be awarded.
Campus Enrichment Scholarships
Selected by the Committee on Admissions, eligible candidates will have life experiences that will contribute to the cultural and intellectual climate of the campus. First generation college students, students from outside the university’s traditional geographic area, and those who bring cultural and intellectual diversity to the campus will be considered.
Up to 90 scholarships that cover US $6,000 per year will be awarded.
Music, Theatre, Dance, Art/Art History and Creative Writing Scholarships are each selected by their respective faculty departments. Awards range between US $2,500 and US $10,000 per year.
Selected by the Department of Athletics, 6 first year students (3 men and 3 women), each year will receive Basketball Scholarships that cover tuition, fees, average room and average board.