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Bucknell Tuition & Cost

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$75,922
Costs for Bucknell University
Fee Cost
Tuition$57,882
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$320
Room and Board $14,670
Other Expenses Budget$2,150

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Bucknell University on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $75,922 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $57,882 for tuition, $14,670 room and board, $900 for books and supplies and $320 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Bucknell University is $57,882, the same as Pennsylvania residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Bucknell University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$39,359
Net Price by Income Bucknell University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$22,722
$30,001 to $48,000$28,153
$48,001 to $75,000$26,956
$75,001 to $110,000$37,106
$110,000+$55,823

The average reported annual net price for Bucknell University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $39,359 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

60% of full-time undergrad Bucknell University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $36,041 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 27% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,208 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $23,775.

Finanical Aid Bucknell University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $36,041 60%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $35,127 50%
Pell Grants $4,771 8%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 3%
State and Local Grants $3,134 5%
Federal Student Loans $5,208 27%
Other Student Loans $23,775 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Bucknell University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $113,724. The loan balance of $113,724 is a four year multiple of the $28,431 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,085 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $113,724
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,085.05
Total Interest Paid $16,482.29
Sum of All Loan Payments $130,206.29

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$303,688
Year All Residents
1 $75,922
2 $78,359
3 $80,874
4 $83,469

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Bucknell University to be $303,688 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Bucknell University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,588 $4,764 $6,352

Estimated cost for a class at Bucknell University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Bucknell University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Bucknell University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211291 IPEDS survey data for Bucknell University.