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Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $67,516
Tuition and Fees $51,960
Room and Board $12,656
 
Books and Supplies $900
Other Expenses $2,000
Payment Plans Installment plan, external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail finaid@bucknell.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On or about April 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003238
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 496 (52.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 336 (67.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 336 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 336 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 91%
Average Award $35,500
  Need-Based Gift Received by 302 (89.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,200
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 336 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,200
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 91 (27.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 103 (10.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,676
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 1,490 (41.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 1,326 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 1,326 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 1,219 (91.9%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 91%
Average Award $32,500
  Need-Based Gift Received by 1,262 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,900
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 1,326 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,200
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 302 (22.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 412 (11.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,817
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 53%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $22,600
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 5.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Business
  Number of Awards 312
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards 117
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Leadership
  Number of Awards 115
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,500