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Bucknell University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$59,060 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$46,646 tuition
$11,258 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$256 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$59,060 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$46,646 tuition
$11,258 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$256 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$26,318 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
55% of students receive aid
11% get federal aid ($4,940 avg)
6% get state aid ($3,203 avg)
50% get institn'l aid ($26,318 avg)
41% get loans ($6,606 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.52% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.52% 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 $27,618 50%
Federal Grant Aid $4,940 11%
Pell Grants $4,206 11%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 2%
Institution Grant Aid $26,318 50%
State Grant Aid $3,203 6%
Student Loans $6,606 41%
Federal Loans $5,290 41%
Other Loans $16,124 3%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,500 - $12,500
$2,500 - $10,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: January 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: June 1
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 $1,280
Out of State $1,280


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Apr-03-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

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

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  • Cheyanna from Corona, CA
  • Dec-28-2012 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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  • Mikayla from Brooksville, FL
  • Aug-25-2012 I am a current student here

    Bucknell offers financial aid in generous amounts depending on your financial situations at home. They really work to provide each student with the amount of money that they need in order to make their academic dreams come true.

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