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Bucknell Demographics & Diversity

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bucknell are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bucknell University students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 3%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 5%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at Bucknell University with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bucknell has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Bucknell University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Bucknell University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,765
Women 1,992

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Bucknell serves a high number of out-of-state students with 78% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bucknell University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 22%
Out of State 74%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$84,046 per year

8% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.9%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

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