Meet the Class of 2020

Data as of Sept. 6, 2016.

Applicant and Enrollee Pool

10,487 – Applicants

3,138 – Admitted (29.9% admittance rate)

950 – Enrolled (30.3% yield rate), admitted students who enrolled

Areas of Interest

Arts & Humanities 648 300 81
Engineering 3,068 853 195
Physical & Natural Sciences 2,498 795 189
Management 1,474 330 120
Social Sciences 1,544 413 154
Undecided 1,255 447 211
TOTAL 10,487 3,138 950

Applicants Stats

Applicant and Enrollee Pool

Applicant and Enrollee Pool

10,487 – Applicants

3,138 –  Admitted (29.9% admittance rate)

950 –  Enrolled (30.3% yield rate), admitted students who enrolled

Academic Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

3.52 Average GPA

590 - 670 SAT critical reading (middle 50%) 

610 - 710 SAT math (middle 50%)

590 - 690 SAT writing (middle 50%)  

28 - 32 ACT composite (middle 50%)

Financial Aid

Financial Aid


The average total need-based aid package (including grants, scholarships, loans and student employment) for a student in the Class of 2020 who demonstrates financial need is about $35,500 per year


Financial Aid Awarded to Undergraduates

Bucknell's 2016-17

Financial Aid Awarded to Undergraduates

To apply for financial aid from Bucknell University, complete a CSS PROFILE online at by November 15 for Early Decision I consideration and by January 15 for Regular Decision and Early Decision II consideration. 

See for the full set of requirements. 


Federal Student Loan

The average total federal student loan indebtedness upon graduation for Bucknell graduates who borrowed federal loans is about $22,600. 

Class Diversity

Class Diversity

Class Diversity

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Class Diversity


Countries are represented

Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina,
Australia, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia,
Brazil, Burundi, Canada, China,
Colombia, Czech Republic,
Dominican Republic, El Salvador,
France, Germany, Ghana, Greece,
India, Ireland, Israel, Italy,
Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon,
Macau S.A.R., Malaysia, Moldova,
Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand,
Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Peru,
Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda,
Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain,
Switzerland, Taiwan,
Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago,
Turkey, United Arab Emirates,
United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia

Interests & Accomplishments​

Published a book on philosophy and faith 

Worked as a research assistant for the Institute of Genomic Biology 

Danced at Disney World three times 

Speaks English, Spanish and French and is learning German, Japanese, Korean and Russian 

Assisted in organizing and participating in multiple medical missions to Nigeria 

Recognized with a Boy Scouts Medal of Honor for saving his father's life 

Volunteered more than 200 hours with Top Teens of America chapter 


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