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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Bucknell University has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,202) than American University ($51,361).
  • It is harder to admit to American University than Bucknell University.
  • Bucknell University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,343) than American University (1,300).
  • Bucknell University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than American University (29).
  • American University has more students with 14,311 students while Bucknell University has 3,668 students.
  • American University has more full-time faculties with 822 faculties while Bucknell University has 412 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Bucknell University and American University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Bucknell UniversityAmerican University
Bucknell Universityvs.American University
Lewisburg, PennsylvaniaLocationWashington, District of Columbia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$58,202Tuition & Fees$51,361
54% ($30,855)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($26,636)
$30,855Average Amount of Financial Aid$26,636
31.08 %Acceptance Rates29.40 %
30.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.47 %
1,343SAT Score1,300
30ACT Score29
90 %Graduation Rate79 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate88 %
3,668Student Population14,311
412Number of Faculties822
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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