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 (1,373) than Bucknell University (1,373).
  • BU has higher submitted ACT score (31) 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 - Bucknell University and Boston University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Bucknell UniversityBU
Bucknell Universityvs.BU
Lewisburg, PennsylvaniaLocationBoston, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$59,802Tuition & Fees$59,816
51% ($33,809)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)49% ($38,797)
$33,809Average Amount of Financial Aid$38,797
31.08 %Acceptance Rates25.11 %
30.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.90 %
1,373SAT Score1,440
31ACT Score33
88 %Graduation Rate89 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate92 %
3,726Student Population32,718
398Number of Faculties3,047
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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