Overall Bucknell University Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1210 - 1390
- ACT Scores: 28 - 32
- Average GPA: 3.5
How Hard Is It to Get into Bucknell University
Applicant Selectivity: Highly Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Bucknell is considered highly selective. Many accepted applicants score in the top-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Bucknell University Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in PA
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Bucknell accepts the Common Application online. There is no essay requirement. Students will need to apply for financial aid, including merit scholarships, at the same time.
Bucknell looks for students with strong academic backgrounds and community involvement. Students will need to decide on a major and determine which of the colleges to apply to; engineering students have somewhat more strenuous requirements in math and sciences than other majors. All students are expected to have at least two years of college-preparatory classes in Math, English, Science and foreign languages.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||590 - 680|
|Math||620 - 710|
|Total Score:||1210 - 1390|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||28 - 33|
|Math||27 - 32|
|Composite Score:||28 - 32|