Bucknell University

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Bucknell University is a private, liberal arts college, located alongside the West Branch Susquehanna River, in the town of Lewisburg, in central Pennsylvania, United States. The university consists of the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management, and the College of Engineering. Bucknell was founded in 1846, and features programs in engineering, management, education, and music, as well as programs and pre-professional advising that prepare students for study in law and medicine. It has almost 50 majors and over 60 minors.

It is primarily an undergraduate school (with 3,500 students), and 150 graduate students on the campus. Students come from all 50 states and from more than 66 countries.[4] Bucknell has nearly 200 student organizations and a large Greek presence. The school’s mascot is Bucky the Bison and the school is a member of the Patriot League in NCAA Division I athletics.

General Information

Admission Office
Freas Hall
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA 17837-9988
(570) 577-1101
Fax: (570) 577-3538

Contact: Kurt Thiede
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Main Address
701 Moore Avenue
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 577-2000

www.bucknell.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 3,583
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 957
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,560
Graduate enrollment: 136

Setting
Rural setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 30%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 95%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

East Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Animal Behavior/Ethology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Cellular/Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Economics and Mathematics Studies B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Econometrics B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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