The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • BU has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,816) than Bucknell University ($59,802).
  • It is harder to admit to BU than Bucknell University.
  • BU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,440) than Bucknell University (1,373).
  • BU has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Bucknell University (31).
  • BU has more students with 32,718 students while Bucknell University has 3,726 students.
  • BU has more full-time faculties with 3,047 faculties while Bucknell University has 398 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston University and Bucknell University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
BUBucknell University
BUvs.Bucknell University
Boston, MassachusettsLocationLewisburg, Pennsylvania
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$59,816Tuition & Fees$59,802
49% ($38,797)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)51% ($33,809)
$38,797Average Amount of Financial Aid$33,809
25.11 %Acceptance Rates31.08 %
22.90 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.53 %
1,440SAT Score1,373
33ACT Score31
89 %Graduation Rate88 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
92 %Retention Rate92 %
32,718Student Population3,726
3,047Number of Faculties398
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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