Bucknell University

Bucknell Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Bucknell really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Bucknell. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Bucknell Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bucknell University?

Bucknell total enrollment is approximately 3,697 students.

3,606 are undergraduates and 37 are graduate students.

Bucknell Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bucknell undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bucknell Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,680
Hispanic 235
International 232
Asian 178
Multi-Ethnic 150
Black or African American 123
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Bucknell Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 62% of full-time grad students are women, and 38% men.

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Bucknell Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 24
Unknown 8
International 4
Asian 0
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Black or African American 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bucknell achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #217 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  217 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  93.85 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Bucknell Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Bucknell is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bucknell is ranked 2,393 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2393 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  36.87 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Bucknell Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,731
International 251
Hispanic 237
Asian 184
Multi-Ethnic 152
Black or African American 124
Unknown 14
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bucknell University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,182
Black or African American 45
Asian 30
Multi-Ethnic 17
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Bucknell ranks 149 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  149 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  96.09 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,896 female students and 1,801 male students at Bucknell.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bucknell is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.23 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 704 female teachers and 666 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
82.92% Out of State
7.58% Out of the Country

Bucknell ranks 151 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

82.92% of Bucknell students come from out of state, and 7.58% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 33 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New Jersey 186
New York 155
Pennsylvania 150
Connecticut 77
Massachusetts 58

International Students at Bucknell

Students from 54 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Vietnam, and South Korea.

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Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
91.73% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  45.24 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bucknell, 91.73% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,777
20-21 1,597
22-24 160
25-29 27
35 and over 17
30-34 13
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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