Bucknell is interested in bright, well-prepared students who will challenge the faculty and each other. In selecting students, we look at academic achievement in high school, evidence of significant talent or ability, and strong personal qualities of character, leadership, and personality.

In evaluating your application, we focus on the content of a high school experience, particularly your grades and recommendations. We are impressed by students who make a genuine contribution to the community through service and sensitivity to others.

International Admissions and Financial Aid Timeline

August 2014 — Common Application and Bucknell supplemental questions available at www.commonapp.org.

November 15, 2014 — Early Decision I applications, with completed Early Decision Form, must be submitted.

November 15, 2014 — International Student Financial Aid Applications (ISFAA) and bank statements must be submitted from all Early Decision I candidates seeking financial assistance. For those students not applying for financial aid, The International Student Certification of Finances created by the College Board or Bucknell's Confidential Statement of Finances for International students and a financial statement must be submitted.

December 16, 2014 — Admissions decisions available to view by Early Decision I applicants on their on-line application checklist.

January 15, 2015 — Enrollment deposits due for students admitted through Early Decision I.

January 15, 2015 — Early Decision II applications, with completed Early Decision Form, and Regular Decision applications must be submitted.

January 15, 2015 — International Student Financial Aid Applications (ISFAA) and financial statements must be submitted by all Regular Decision and Early Decision II candidates seeking financial assistance.

February 13, 2015 — Admissions decisions available to view by Early Decision II applicants on their on-line application checklist.

March 6, 2015 — Enrollment deposits due for students admitted through Early Decision II.

March 27, 2015 — Admissions decisions available to view by Regular Decision applicants on their on-line application checklist.

April 18, 2015 — Admitted Student Day

May 1, 2015 — Enrollment deposits due for students admitted through Regular Decision.

May 10, 2015 — Tax forms and verification documents due for enrolling students.

July 1, 2015 — Official final transcript due for enrolling students.

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