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Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
LOCATION AND SETTING
Lewisburg Population 5,763
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Environment Small town
Campus Size 446 acres
Weather
Temperature 17.1 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain 140 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 75 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg
Nearest Bus Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Lewisburg
Nearest Train Station 75 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 9%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other well-lit pathways, self-defense education, safety/security orientation
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bison
School Colors Orange and blue
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x x x x
Crew x      
Cross-Country Running x x x  
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x x    
Water Polo x   x  
Wrestling     x x
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Club Sports
Women's Club Sports cheerleading, equestrian sports, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), squash, ultimate Frisbee, weight lifting
Men's Club Sports cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), squash, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, cross-country running, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
Sororities 63% of women participate
Fraternities 55% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC offered on campus