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Applications to Bucknell are now open! Ready to join a vibrant community of innovators, creators and explorers? We're ready to meet you.

Your Journey Starts Here

Applications to Bucknell are now open! Ready to join a vibrant community of innovators, creators and explorers? We're ready to meet you.

Bucknell University | Liberal Arts, Engineering, & Management Colleges

Students at 'ray for the Orange and the Blue

Welcome to Bucknell, Class of 2026!

New Student Orientation

Your first days on campus will immerse you in scholarship, tradition and opportunities to discover what it means to be part of the herd — all while making unforgettable memories with your fellow Bucknellians.

See the full Orientation schedule
Abdullah Nabi ’23 leans over a workbench in his mechanical engineering lab

Who We Are

BUCKNELL STORIES

We're an undergraduate, liberal arts university in the heart of Pennsylvania — a small school with a lot to offer, including more than 60 majors in three top colleges: Arts & Sciences, Engineering and the Freeman College of Management.

Here, you'll meet students and professors who share your curiosity as you take what you're learning beyond the classroom and into the real world.

The central courtyard inside the Bucknell Virtual Experience

Discover Your Future

Virtual Welcome Center

Explore Bucknell in virtual reality, take an interactive, digital tour of campus, view a video preview session and much more.

At our Virtual Welcome Center, you'll find these resources and other Admissions materials available in our actual lobby, digitized for your convenience.

Begin exploring
Graduates in cap and gown process into Commencement

They’ve Only Just Begun

Outcomes

Bucknell prepares graduates to enjoy meaningful work in a diverse range of fields — financial services, technology, engineering, communications, education, entertainment and many more.

See where Bucknell leads
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With our full range of in-person and virtual visit options, you can experience Bucknell by any method you choose — on foot, in your car or on your couch.