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Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

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Lehigh University, Cornell University, Villanova University, Lafayette College, Colgate University, Boston College

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$61,060
Tuition and Fees
$46,902
Room and Board
$11,258
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,000
Payment PlansInstallment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@bucknell.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineJanuary 15
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003238
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants481 (52.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need402 (83.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid402 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met382 (95.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met95%
Average Award$28,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 402 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,649
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 402 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,346
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 57 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift53 (5.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,855
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,847 (52.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,585 (45.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,585 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,506 (95.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met95%
Average Award$27,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,533 (96.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,150
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,585 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,349
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 203 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift207 (5.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,562
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$21,163
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Business, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
107
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Business, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
127
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama, Music, Performing Arts, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
115
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,500
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.67 4.02 667 640 644 30
Low 2.90 3.00 340 408 408 17
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 34
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