Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)

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Bucknell University is ranked 40 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 77 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 63%
Applicants who took ACT 49%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+18%
600-69952%
600+70%

SAT Math Score

700+33%
600-69951%
600+84%

ACT Score

30-3658%
24-2941%
24+99%

Students applied10,487
Students admitted3,138
Admission rate30%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$53,692
Fees$294
Room and board$13,150
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$68,036

Cost after need-based aid$39,136
Cost after non-need-based aid$56,219

Average debt at graduation$22,600

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$66,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met91%
Average need-based aid$28,900
Average non-need-based aid$11,817

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,571

Full-Time

Men1,743
Women1,787

Part-Time

Men15
Women26

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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