Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Established in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg; renamed Bucknell University in 1886 in honor of William Bucknell, a major benefactor. The University is highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational (since 1883), residential and undergraduate, with a small graduate program.

About

History

Great education isn't confined to a classroom or a schedule. At Bucknell, you will learn everywhere, all the time — with peers of different backgrounds and through extracurricular activities, internships, dinner at a professor's home, independent research, guest speakers, study abroad, late-night discussions with your hall-mates and more.

Education

At Bucknell, you have the opportunity to practice your leadership skills while learning about civic responsibility. You can be a part of the community on campus, locally, nationally and internationally by engaging in service. The Office of Civic Engagement supports students, faculty and staff with ways to link service to the academic curriculum as well as co-curricular volunteering.

Research

From the moment you get to Bucknell (and sometimes even before), you'll start exploring amazing undergraduate research opportunities. Bucknell is your chance to work with faculty and fellow students on real problems with real outcomes. Our students often say these projects are among their most memorable and meaningful academic experiences. We're pretty sure your graduate school or first employer will be impressed with the experience you gained during your time at Bucknell.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Social Sciences (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Education & Training (1)
Humanities (1)

Services

Student services

Great education isn't confined to a classroom or a schedule. At Bucknell, you will learn everywhere, all the time — with peers of different backgrounds and through extracurricular activities, internships, dinner at a professor's home, independent research, guest speakers, study abroad, late-night discussions with your hall-mates and more.

Housing services

Open in August 2015, Bucknell's South Campus Apartments offer independent-style living and programming for juniors and seniors. The four residence halls include suites of single-bed rooms and shared kitchen and bath spaces. Each building includes a themed lounge area for fun or studying. The nearby Commons Building features a Commons Café, a convenience store, a pool table, lounge areas and student-run programming that students across campus can enjoy.

Student Life

Campus life

Open in August 2015, Bucknell's South Campus Apartments offer independent-style living and programming for juniors and seniors. The four residence halls include suites of single-bed rooms and shared kitchen and bath spaces. Each building includes a themed lounge area for fun or studying. The nearby Commons Building features a Commons Café, a convenience store, a pool table, lounge areas and student-run programming that students across campus can enjoy.

Sports facilities

Bucknell has one of the largest varsity programs in the country, with 27 teams competing in the Division I Patriot League. But many more of our students compete in recreational sports through an extensive intramural program. It consists of more than 40 men's, women's and co-recreational teams — from basketball and golf to tennis and volleyball. Many students enjoy the friendly competition provided by the 20 student-initiated and student-run club sports.

Accreditation

Bucknell was first accredited by the Middle States in 1921. In 2014, Bucknell University completed its decennial reaccreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The institution is fully accredited until 2024.

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

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