The 2015-16 comprehensive fee

$49,878    tuition
$  7,450    basic double room
$  4,766    anytime access meal plan
$     274    student activity fee

$62,368   TOTAL

Keep in mind that this comprehensive fee may not be the true cost to your family. We evaluate each student's financial circumstances as we determine financial aid.

Net Price Calculator: Using the net price calculator, you can get some idea of the financial aid possibilities at Bucknell and estimate your out-of-pocket expenses.

Financial Aid Facts


Percent of students who receive financial aid from Bucknell. 62 percent receive financial aid of some form.


Average total need-based package for a student in the Class of 2019. This includes grants and scholarships, loans and student employment.

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Average total federal student loan indebtedness upon graduation for those who borrowed in the Class of 2014.


Aid packages may include need-based scholarships and grants, merit-based scholarships and grants, loans and work-study.

Types of Aid

It's Worth It


Portion of the Class of 2014 that reports being employed, enrolled in graduate school, both employed and in graduate school, volunteering or engaged in another activity within nine months of graduation.

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