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Bucknell University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$66,522 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$51,676 tuition
$13,662 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$284 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$66,522 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$51,676 tuition
$13,662 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$284 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$28,000 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
62% of students receive aid
10% get federal aid ($4,400 avg)
5% get state aid ($3,400 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($28,000 avg)
32% get loans ($9,067 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.59% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.59% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $35,500 52%
Federal Grant Aid $4,400 10%
Pell Grants $4,400 10%
Other Federal Grants - -
Institution Grant Aid $28,000 52%
State Grant Aid $3,400 5%
Student Loans $9,067 32%
Federal Loans $6,500 34%
Other Loans - -

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: January 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 28
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 5
Does Bucknell University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 577-1101
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,418
Out of State $1,418


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Anna
  • I am a current student here

    The career center does a really good job with helping you find jobs and there are at least 2 career fairs on campus where you can meet potential employers. You can also get into contact with the alumni to try to find opportunities in your desired field. The school does well to prepare you for Med school and Graduate school.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Expensive, but I definitely think it's worth it.

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  • 4
  • Cheyanna from Corona, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Bucknell is outrageously expensive. I have to remind myself that the degree my degree will be worth it, but seriously, it's expensive. Depending on your major, you'll have to decide whether or not your specific degree will be worth the expense and hard work Bucknell entails

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