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We believe in the value of a liberal arts education!The Value of a Liberal Arts Education
employers agree that all students should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences. — American Association of Colleges & Universities
What do you like to do? Better yet, what would you like to try? Our arts scene is hot, our Residential Colleges are cool - and our Division I athletics, school spirit and opportunities for fun, culture and community just keep growing.Our Campus Culture
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We require the ACT +/or the SAT.
Engineering students are required to have one year of either chemistry or physics; however, Bucknell strongly recommends a minimum of three years of science, including chemistry and physics.
At least two-and-a-half years of college-preparatory mathematics are required for admission. Science, engineering and math students need at least three years' worth.
You'll need to complete at least two years of one foreign language in high school to be admitted to Bucknell.
You don't have to know your exact major. You can apply "undecided" to the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Management or the College of Engineering.
|Application Type||Application Due||CSS Profile Due||Admissions & Aid Notice Sent||Deposit Due|
|Early Decision I||Nov. 15, 2014||Nov. 15, 2014||Mid Dec., 2014||Early Jan., 2015|
|Early Decision II||Jan. 15, 2015||Jan. 15, 2015||Mid Feb. 2015||Early March 2015|
|Regular Decision||Jan. 15, 2015||Jan. 15, 2015||Late March, 2015||May 1, 2015|
Many variables (parent & student income, parent & student assets, number of family members in the household, etc.) are included in the calculation of financial need. There's no specific income cutoff in determining financial aid eligibility.Tuition & Financial Aid
You must be enrolled full-time to be eligible for Bucknell grants and scholarships. For federal or state aid, you must be enrolled at least half-time.Tuition & Financial Aid
In May/June, we review the figures on your tax returns, W-2s and verification forms to make sure that you're still eligible for the original aid package that we awarded to you. If we have to make any changes, we'll inform you as soon as possible and ask for any additional information.Tuition & Financial Aid
Some graduate grant assistance is available. Contact Graduate Studies (570-577-1304) for more information. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 in unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan. Students may also be eligible for the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans.Expenses and Financial Aid
If you are studying in a Bucknell approved off-campus program, typically you will receive the amount of aid you would have received had you remained on Bucknell's campus. Federal Work-Study cannot be used for off-campus study.Tuition & Financial Aid
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