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Bucknell University

Campus Life and Facilities

Bucknell Says...

With its green spaces, red brick buildings, and striking vistas, Bucknell's 400-acre campus is a quintessential college environment in the heart of scenic central Pennsylvania. The shops of historic downtown Lewisburg - including the new Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University -- lie within walking distance of campus. The University is located withi... More More

Bucknell Students Say...

Undergrads at Bucknell seem to unanimously agree that most everyone here adopts a “work hard, play hard” mentality. Indeed, “During the week, students are very focused on their work.” However, once the weekend rolls around, “Everyone lets loose.” Of course, no matter the day of the week, the university is always buzzing with activity. The campus “h... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions, 1 Dent Drive

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA 17837

United States

Phone: 570-577-3000

Fax: 570-577-3538


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 83
Fire Safety Rating: 85
Green Rating: 97
Environment:Village (population 5,000 - 24,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 446.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.bucknell.edu/x6652.xml

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 86.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Fraternity/sorority housing
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students

Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:150
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:23
Number of Social Sororities:9
    % of women who join:41%
Number of Social Fraternities:11
% of men who join: 44
Number of Religious Organizations:14
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Part-time advisor for gay, lesbian and transgendered students. Also a student organization. See: https://getinvolved.bucknell.edu/organization/LGBT
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Administrative office specifically for multicultural/minority affairs. Multicultural center. See: http://www.bucknell.edu/x5941.xml
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Bison
Women's Sports Team Name:Bison
Team Mascot:Bison
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 43
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 19.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Lenovo, Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Art gallery, center for performing arts, poetry center, photography lab, observatory, 63-acre nature site, greenhouse, primate facility, gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer, electron microscope, herbarium, crafts center, engineering structural test lab, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, environmental center, 18-hole golf course, conference center, high ropes course
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