Financial Aid: Transfer Students

Deadline for Fall: March 15

Deadline for Spring: Nov. 1

Financial aid for transfer students is available, though Bucknell aid is limited.

Admitted transfer students who have completed their financial aid applications will be notified of their financial aid eligibility before the enrollment deposit is due.

Note: It is extremely rare that international transfer students are eligible to receive financial aid.

APPLYING FOR TRANSFER TO BUCKNELL FOR THE SPRING 2021-22 ACADEMIC YEAR:

To apply for financial aid, students transferring to Bucknell University must:

  1. Complete the 2021-22 College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE at student.collegeboard.org/profile. CSS code: 2050
  2. Complete the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov (required for all federal aid programs such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans and Federal Work-study). FAFSA code: 003238
  3. Complete the Bucknell University Non-custodial Parent Form if biological parents are separated/divorced.
  4. Submit to Bucknell's Office of Financial Aid a signed copy of all pages and schedules of your parents' 2019 federal tax return (only federal — not state or local) and copies of parents' W-2 forms from 2019.
  5. If you are admitted and decide to enroll, we will notify you by email if other tax or verification documents are required.
  6. Admitted transfer students who have completed their financial aid applications will be notified of their financial aid eligibility before the enrollment deposit is due.
  7. Submit all documents by mail, fax or by uploading them by Nov 1.

APPLYING FOR TRANSFER TO BUCKNELL FOR THE FALL 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR:

To apply for financial aid, students transferring to Bucknell University must:

  1. Complete the 2022-23 College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE at student.collegeboard.org/profile. CSS code: 2050
  2. Complete the 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov (required for all federal aid programs such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans and Federal Work-study). FAFSA code: 003238
  3. Complete the Bucknell University Non-custodial Parent Form if biological parents are separated/divorced.
  4. Submit to Bucknell's Office of Financial Aid a signed copy of all pages and schedules of your parents' 2020 federal tax return (only federal — not state or local) and copies of parents' W-2 forms from 2020.
  5. If you are admitted and decide to enroll, we will notify you by email if other tax or verification documents are required.
  6. Admitted transfer students who have completed their financial aid applications will be notified of their financial aid eligibility before the enrollment deposit is due.
  7. Submit all documents by mail, fax or by uploading them by March 15.

Application Deadlines

 

Semester enrollingApplication deadlineDecisions available
FallMarch 15May 1
SpringNov. 1Dec. 15

Contact Details

Financial Aid

Location

621 St. George Street