Bucknell University is a private liberal arts university located alongside the West Branch Susquehanna River in the rolling countryside of Central Pennsylvania in the town of Lewisburg, 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Williamsport and 60 miles (97 km) north of Harrisburg. The university consists of the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering. Bucknell was founded in 1846, and features programs in engineering, management, education, and music, as well as nationally ranked programs and pre-professional advising that prepare students for success in law and medicine. Bucknell University is among the top 20 U.S. liberal arts colleges in terms of the number of graduates who go on to earn doctorates. It has almost 50 majors and over 60 minors.
All undergraduate financial assistance administered by Bucknell University is awarded annually on the basis of documented financial need. However, financial aid funds for transfer students are very limited. International students are ineligible for financial aid and must certify that they can assume all college costs.
Estimated Bucknell tuition and Fees for 2011 – 2012
$43,628 for tuition
$10,374 for room and board
$238 for student activity fees