Bucknell Demographics & Diversity

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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 students of color. 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
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at Bucknell University with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bucknell has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Bucknell University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Bucknell University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,793
Women 1,875

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Bucknell serves a high number of out-of-state students with 80% 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 20%
Out of State 73%
Foreign 7%
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.

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