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Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

According to Bucknell University's mission statement, "Bucknell is a unique national university where liberal arts and professional programs complement each other. Bucknell educates students for alifetime of critical thinking and strong leadership characterized by continued intellectual exploration, creativity and imagination. A Bucknell education enables students to interact daily with faculty who exemplify a passion for learning and a dedication to teaching and scholarship. Bucknell fosters a residential, cocurricular environment in which students develop intellectual maturity, personal conviction and strength of character informed by adeep understanding of different cultures and diverse perspectives. Bucknell seeks to educate our students to serve the common good and to promotejustice in ways sensitive to the moral and ethical dimensions of life." [Source]

Website: http://www.bucknell.edu/

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3,724
Undergraduate
Enrollment
83%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$59,802
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

9:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
0.8%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 10/5/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.