The 2016-17 comprehensive fee

$51,676    tuition
$  7,718    basic double room
$  4,938    anytime access meal plan
$     284    student activity fee

$64,616   TOTAL

Keep in mind that this comprehensive fee may not be the true cost to your family. We evaluate each student's financial circumstances as we determine financial aid.

Net Price Calculator: Using the net price calculator, you can get some idea of the financial aid possibilities at Bucknell and estimate your out-of-pocket expenses.

We're Here to Help


Percent of students who receive financial aid from Bucknell. 62 percent receive financial aid of some form.


Average total need-based package for a student in the Class of 2019. This includes grants and scholarships, loans and student employment.

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Aid packages may include need-based scholarships and grants, merit-based scholarships and grants, loans and work-study.

Types of Aid

It's Worth It


Portion of the Class of 2015 that reports being employed, in graduate school, both employed and in graduate school or volunteering within nine months of graduation.

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Percent of Bucknell's students who repay their federal student loans on time. Our students are encouraged to limit their student loan debt and our graduates have the ability to meet their financial responsibilities.


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