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Campus & Student Life at Bucknell University

Home to about 3,695 undergraduates in 2020, Bucknell is a small, private university located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. This is a great opportunity for those who would thrive in a charming, small-town atmosphere. Should you tire of the campus however, Bucknell offers a “study abroad” program.

Bucknell Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 16.0% of the student population at Bucknell. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Bucknell Disability Services.

Bucknell for the Military

While not a "service academy", Bucknell does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information, check out our Bucknell for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Bucknell University

Bucknell offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Bucknell University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Bucknell University

Bucknell has a comparatively small, student body. There were 3,695 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 3,686 (99.8%). Part-time attendance was 9 (0.2%).


Bucknell University is Ranked #258 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Bucknell receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Bucknell #258 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Bucknell University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Bucknell by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Bucknell Diversity Guide.

Bucknell University Competes in the NCAA

Bucknell has a total of 973 student athletes, 445 men and 528 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$18,613,895
Total Expenses (all teams)$18,613,895

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Bucknell University Athletics

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