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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$75,800
Tuition and Fees
$58,196
Room and Board
$14,174
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,530
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@bucknell.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology 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 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
567 (57.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
408 (73.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
408 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$37,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 353 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 408 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,100
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 115 (21.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
74 (7.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,017

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,554 (39.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,343 (86.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,343 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$34,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,271 (93.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,600
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,343 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,100
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 366 (24.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
345 (11.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,442

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,087
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, Special achievements/activities

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
301
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
100
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
116
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,500

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