Bucknell Tuition & Cost

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Bucknell University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$304
Room and Board $13,662
Other Expenses Budget$2,096

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Bucknell University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $72,750 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $55,788 for tuition, $13,662 room and board, $900 for books and supplies and $304 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Bucknell University is $55,788, the same as Pennsylvania residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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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 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Bucknell University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$25,658
$30,001 to $48,000$22,651
$48,001 to $75,000$25,139
$75,001 to $110,000$34,213

The average reported annual net price for Bucknell University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $37,817 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Bucknell University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $29,783 49%
Pell Grant $4,037 8%
Federal Student Loan $5,196 32%

The average reported annual net price for Bucknell University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $37,817 in 2017/2018.

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 $1,180 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $113,724
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,180.21
Total Interest Paid $27,900.94
Sum of All Loan Payments $141,624.94

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $72,750
2 $76,185
3 $79,783
4 $83,550

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 $291,000 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.7% 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 $1,531 $4,593 $6,124

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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Lafayette College

Easton, Pennsylvania

St John's College

Annapolis, Maryland

George Washington University

Washington, District Of Columbia

Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Brooklyn, New York

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York

Yeshiva University

New York, New York

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

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