Bucknell University is on a 446-acre campus in the small town setting of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
There are many activities and organizations for Bucknell University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Bucknell University has fraternities and sororities.
Bucknell University has the Black Student Union. In fact, more students participate in the Black Student Union than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Bucknell University include Bucknell Outing Club, Core (student programming board), Environmental Club and Active Minds.
The Bucknell University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Chrysalis Ball and Family Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Bucknell University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||89%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,273|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,300|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||11%|
Bucknell University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Bucknell University students live on campus. In 2022, 89% of undergrads at Bucknell University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 11% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bucknell University. There are 3,273 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,724 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,300 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 100% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Bucknell University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Bucknell University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Bucknell University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Water Polo||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Squash||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Weight Lifting||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Bucknell University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bucknell University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Bucknell University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Bucknell University, take U.S. Route 15 to Lewisburg, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Williamsport-Lycoming County airport.
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