Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@bucknell.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003238 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
641 (65.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
483 (75.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
483 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$41,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 449 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,700
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 483 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 129 (26.7%) of aid recipients
61 (6.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,367
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,872 (50.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,479 (79.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,479 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$39,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,323 (89.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,700
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,479 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 457 (30.9%) of aid recipients
303 (8.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,839
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
43%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,000
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus 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
Special achievements/activities
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business
Engineering/Technologies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
253
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Creative Writing
Dance
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
75
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
120
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,500
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