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Applicants

8,291 Number of applicants
2,238 Admitted (27.0% admit rate)
930 Class total (41.6% yield)

39% Private School

61% Public High School

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Academics

Average GPA 3.50

Middle 50% SAT critical reading: 580-680

Middle 50% SAT math: 620-710

Middle 50% SAT writing: 590-690

Middle 50% ACT composite: 27-31

 

Areas of interest Applied Admitted Enrolled
Arts & Humanities 627 165 79
Engineering 2228 521 183
Physical & Natural Sciences 1808 633 200
School of Management 849 216 85
Social Sciences 1294 299 156
Undecided 1485 404 227

 

Academic scholarships

In the Class of 2016, Bucknell welcomes:

  • 18 Presidential Fellows
  • 79 Deans Scholars
  • 5 Clare Boothe Luce Scholars
  • 32 Campus Enrichment Scholars
  • 30 Arts Merit Scholars
  • 33 Performing Arts Scholars

 



 

Financial Aid

 

50% - undergraduate students receiving financial aid from Bucknell each year

 

62% - undergraduate students receiving financial aid of some form

 

 

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Class Diversity

The Class of 2016 represents 36 states and the District of Columbia

17.5% Pennsylvania

17.3% New England

18.2% New Jersey

14.8% New York

9.1% Western

8.4% DE/MD/VA/DC

6.6% North Central

2.9% Southern

5.2% Outside the U.S


 

College of Arts & Science

40% Men

60% Women

 

College of Engineering

67% Men

33% Women


 

Interests & Accomplishments

  • Climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Helped write an iPad app for a cyber security services company
  • Won a Guitar Hero tournament
  • Was her high school's mascot
  • Sang with international online choir
  • Won state's debate championship
  • Wrote, illustrated and produced a children's book
  • Served as a junior ambassador at the Philadelphia Zoo

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