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Admissions & Aid

EARLY DECISION II & REGULAR DECISION DEADLINE: JAN. 15

Our students are ambitious and creative with a thirst to know more. At Bucknell University, we bring together the brilliant minds of today who will define the innovations of tomorrow.

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EARLY DECISION II & REGULAR DECISION DEADLINE: JAN. 15

We seek students with the drive to discover new truths and invent new possibilities. If this sounds like you, choose Bucknell.

How to apply

Early Decision I Dates and Deadlines

  • Nov. 15, 2019: EDI application and CSS Profile financial aid application due
  • Mid-December, 2019: EDI admissions decisions released and EDI financial aid award letters mailed
  • Mid-January, 2020: Enrollment deposits due for students admitted through Early Decision I
  • April 18, 2020: Admitted Student Open House

Learn more and apply

Early Decision II Dates and Deadlines

  • Jan. 15, 2020: EDII application and CSS Profile financial aid application due
  • Mid-February, 2020: EDII admissions decisions released and EDII financial aid award letters mailed
  • Early March, 2020: Enrollment deposits due for students admitted through Early Decision II
  • April 18, 2020: Admitted Student Open House

Learn more and apply

Regular Decision Dates and Deadlines

  • Jan. 15, 2020: RD application and CSS Profile financial aid application due
  • By April 1, 2020: RD admissions decisions released and financial aid award letters mailed
  • May 1, 2020: RD deposit due
  • April 18, 2020: Admitted Student Open House

Learn more and apply

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Bucknell at a Glance

  • Undergraduate students

    3,600
  • Students who receive need-based financial aid from Bucknell

    52 %
  • Students who receive financial aid of some kind

    60 %
  • Average federal student loan debt for graduating seniors in the Class of 2019 who borrowed (compared to about $30,000 nationally)

    $ 21,100
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Tour the Campus

  • Students walking on Malesardi Quad

    Malesardi Quad

    Engage, Play, Relax

    Explore the heart of campus

    With its sweeping views of the Susquehanna River Valley and Appalachian Mountains, Malesardi Quad is where Bucknell students have some of their most memorable experiences.

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  • Welcoming Orientation Assistants on Move In Day

    Vedder Hall

    Live & Learn

    Vedder Hall is one of several residence halls on campus where first-year students live. In later years, students have, in addition to standard residence hall options, on-campus options including suite- and apartment-style living, themed Affinity Houses and Greek life housing. A limited number of seniors can receive permission to live in downtown Lewisburg.

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  • Students in ELC hearth space

    Elaine Langone Center

    Eat, Study, Collaborate

    This space on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center is a popular gathering spot where you can eat, study, collaborate, hang out and meet with faculty. Grab lunch at the Bison dining area next door, and sign up for student activities in the busy hallway.

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Office of Admissions

Location

One Dent Drive

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed (though we host campus visits many Saturdays)