applicant 2017

Applicants

7,947 Applicants
2,345 Admitted - 29.5% admittance rate
933 Enrolled - 39.9% yield rate (admitted students who enrolled)

Academics 2017

Academics

Average GPA 3.54

Middle 50% SAT critical reading: 580-680

Middle 50% SAT math: 620-720

Middle 50% SAT writing: 600-690

Middle 50% ACT composite: 27-32 

Areas of interest Applied Admitted Enrolled
Arts and Humanities 490 194 64
Engineering 2,284 578 196
Physical and Natural Sciences 1,686 671 215
School of Management 843 176 93
Social Sciences 1,222 330 144
Undecided 1,422 394 223
Total 7,947 2,345 933

 

Merit scholarships

In the Class of 2017, Bucknell welcomes:

Financial Aid

51% - undergraduate students receiving financial aid from Bucknell each year
61% - undergraduate students receiving financial aid of some form


Financial Aid

Class diversity

Class Diversity

The Class of 2017 represents 35 states and the District of Columbia

21% Pennsylvania
16.5% New Jersey
16% New England
13.7% New York
10.2% DE/MD/VA/DC
8.6% Western
6.3% North Central
2.2% Southern
5.6% Outside the U.S

College of Arts and Science

42% Men
58% Women

College of Engineering

69% Men
31% Women

School

36.5% Private School
63.4% Public High School
0.1% Home School

Interests, Accomplishments & Cool Facts

Interests, Accomplishments & Cool Facts

  • Can twirl fire 
  • Taught physics to elementary school kids at summer camp
  • Performs Greek dance 
  • Helped run medical clinics in the Himalayas for Tibetan refugees 
  • Had a summer job baling and selling hay
  • Ran 18 miles to celebrate 18th birthday
  • Speaks four languages
  • Sang at Carnegie Hall 

Class of 2017 homepage

Class of 2017 Profile pdf

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