Bucknell University provides students with a fine educational experience. The yearly tuition does reflect that monetarily, at more than $46,000 a year. With room, board, and books adding another $12,000, students are making a large but wise investment in their future. The school does provide a variety of options to offset the cost of attending here, with 45 percent of freshmen receiving need-based scholarships or grants. sixty percent of students borrow to pay for school, although the same percentage also receives financial aid packages. Overall, upon graduating, students can expect to have amassed $21,000 in debt. “The school has been generous and fair in financial assistance, and easy to work with,” relates a satisfied undergraduate.