Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 70.63

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA http://www.bucknell.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$78,000
% of students who get any grants
51%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$41,600
Average price for low-income students
$22,720

Admissions

Acceptance rate
38%
Median SAT/ACT score
1340/26
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
3,610

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
89%
% of need met
94%
% of students who get merit grants
8%
Average merit grant
$19,840

Student Success

Graduation rate
89%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Median student debt
$26,191
Early career earnings
$88,150
% earning more than a high school grad
85%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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