Virtual Welcome Center
Welcome to Bucknell's Virtual Welcome Center. We are glad you're here and thank you for taking a closer look at Bucknell.
We know nothing replaces the magic of walking through our picturesque campus, exploring our engaging learning spaces and meeting face to face with our innovative professors. But until you're ready to visit in person, we've built this Virtual Welcome Center so you can explore Bucknell — anytime, anywhere.
Think of it as our Admissions lobby, right on your screen. On this page, you'll find:
- The same collection of informative Admissions materials found in our actual lobby, digitized for your convenience
- Links to other eye-opening ways to explore Bucknell, including the Bucknell Virtual Experience and our interactive campus map
- Some of our favorite Bucknell videos
- Photo galleries of campus and student events
- Quotes and brief bios of our student ambassadors — all of whom are standing by to answer your questions
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Admissions Materials: An Overview of Bucknell
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The basics about Bucknell, told through photos and student stories
A detailed breakdown of Bucknell's most recent incoming class
Class of 2026 Profile
How we're creating a welcoming, inclusive and equitable campus
Diversity at Bucknell
Admissions Materials: A Deeper Dive Into Bucknell
Information for international students who are curious about Bucknell
International Student Guide
A deep (but fascinating) statistical dive into the lives of recent Bucknell grads
An overview of Bucknell's numerous merit scholarships and how they are awarded
The University's quarterly publication, which showcases incredible alumni
Meet a Student Ambassador
Our student ambassadors represent all three colleges, a dozen different states and a range of student groups and organizations. They're ready to answer your questions about Bucknell.
To contact a student with your questions about Bucknell, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You control the action inside the Bucknell Virtual Experience — the newest way to explore Bucknell using your computer, smartphone or an Oculus virtual reality headset.
Admissions Advice, in a Podcast
Listen to College Admissions Insider, the podcast that delivers helpful strategies for each stage of your college search. Guests include experts in Bucknell's Office of Admissions, but the advice is designed for students interested in any school. New episodes drop every two weeks. Available everywhere you listen to podcasts.