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 BU ($58,072).
  • It is harder to admit to BU than Bucknell University.
  • BU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,343) than Bucknell University (1,343).
  • BU has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Bucknell University (30).
  • BU has more students with 34,657 students while Bucknell University has 3,668 students.
  • BU has more full-time faculties with 2,897 faculties while Bucknell University has 412 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
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 (very high research activity)
$58,202Tuition & Fees$58,072
54% ($30,855)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($33,085)
$30,855Average Amount of Financial Aid$33,085
31.08 %Acceptance Rates25.11 %
30.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.90 %
1,343SAT Score1,425
30ACT Score32
90 %Graduation Rate88 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate94 %
3,668Student Population34,657
412Number of Faculties2,897
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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