Take the Opportunity

We dare you to blaze a trail at Bucknell. If you will be a first-generation college student, we want to meet you. Many of our faculty, staff and students - and even our president - share your experience: They too were in the first generation of their families to pursue a four-year degree. They're eager to welcome you to campus and help you succeed.

At Bucknell, you'll be part of a supportive community of students who excel, graduate on time and succeed as alumni. Hear from some of them in the videos below.

Meet First-Generation Bucknellians


of the Class of 2013 was employed, in graduate school, employed and in graduate school or volunteering within nine months of graduation.

The Value of Bucknell


of graduating seniors rate their entire educational experience at Bucknell as excellent or good. (National Survey of Student Engagement, 2014).

The Value of the Liberal Arts

Places I've Been

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