As you prepare your application materials, please use the following checklist to stay organized. Note that this list appears in the instructions found at www.commonapp.org.


All Applicants (U.S. Citizens)

□ Common Application

□ $40 application fee paid online via Common Application*

□ Official high school transcript including first quarter, first trimester or other marking period grades from senior year

□ Secondary school report with counselor evaluation

□ One teacher evaluation form, preferably in a core academic subject

□ Common Application Personal essay

□ SAT or ACT scores. Bucknell institutional codes: College Board: 2050; ACT: 3528

□ Midyear or second trimester transcript due as soon as available

□ If you are applying for financial aid, the completed CSS PROFILE (Nov. 15 for Early Decision I; Jan. 15 for Regular Decision and Early Decision II)

□ If you are applying for bachelor of music or bachelor of arts in music program, please visit www.bucknell.edu/ArtsMeritScholarships for more information on our prescreening process, which you must pass in order to arrange an audition.



Early Decision Applicants

□ Requirements as listed above

□ Early decision agreement form, including all required signatures



International Students (non-U.S. citizens)

□ Common Application

□ $40 application fee paid online via Common Application*

□ Official secondary school transcript in certified English translations, including first quarter, first trimester or other marking period grades from senior year

□ Secondary school report with one college counselor or principal evaluation

□ One teacher evaluation form, preferably in a core academic subject

□ Common Application personal essay

□ SAT or ACT scores. Bucknell institutional codes: College Board: 2050; ACT: 3528

□ TOEFL (If English is not your first language) Bucknell institutional code: 2050

□ Midyear or second trimester report due as soon as available

□ If not applying for financial aid, the certified original bank statement, including U.S. dollar amount, and the completed Confidential Statement of Finances by Nov. 15 for Early Decision I and by Jan. 15 for Early Decision II and Regular Decision

□ If applying for financial aid, the certified original bank statement, including U.S. dollar amount, and the completed International Student Financial Aid Application by Nov. 15 for Early Decision I and by Jan. 15 for Early Decision II and Regular Decision

□ Early Decision Agreement form, including all required signatures (for Early Decision applicants only)


*Application fee is not refundable, nor will it be credited to your account if you are admitted. If you need a fee waiver, you, your school counselor or your community-based counselor may submit a request in writing via email or mail. If you took the SAT's or ACT's and received a fee waiver from the testing agency, enclose a copy of that waiver with your request. Requests can be submitted by: email to appdocs@bucknell.edu; mailed to Office of Admissions,1 Dent Drive, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837; or faxed to 570.577.3538.