The truth is, we can't tell you your chances of being admitted. While grades, test scores and recommendations are extremely important, we look for more in our applicants.

We look for students who are daring, who will contribute to the world in thoughtful, bold and compassionate ways.

So if you’re a learner and a leader, we hope you will consider Bucknell.

Applicant Pool

7,864 Applicants
2,416 Admitted (30.7% admittance rate)
939 Enrolled (38.9% yield rate)

Academic Qualifications

Average GPA 3.56
Middle 50% SAT critical reading 590-680
Middle 50% SAT math 620-720
Middle 50% SAT writing 610-700
Middle 50% ACT composite 28-32

Class Diversity

Students represent 31 states, the District of Columbia and 31 countries.
14.7% students of color
10.4% first-generation students
9% international students

Merit Scholarships

131 Deans Scholars
37 Presidential Fellows
35 Arts Merit Scholars
33 Campus Enrichment Scholars
7 B-WISE Scholars (women in science)


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