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Is Bucknell a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$238,934 Avg Total Cost

Bucknell University Value Report

Is a Bucknell degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 5% National Quality
Expensive Price

Bucknell University is ranked #2,177 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Bucknell University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2177 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  2.86 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $238,934 for a Bucknell Degree

The Bucknell time to graduate is about 4.05 years and will cost an estimated $58,996 per year. This brings the total cost to 238,934.

Average Yearly Cost$58,996
Average Years to Graduate4.05
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$238,934

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Bucknell student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Bucknell degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$178,147 In-State With Aid
$307,484 Avg Cost No Aid
4.05 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Bucknell value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$307,484#0F
All Students$238,934#2,177F
Only Students Receiving Aid$178,147#2,056F
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$307,484#F
All Students$238,934#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$178,147#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.

About 60% of Bucknell students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Bucknell financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Bucknell cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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