Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@bucknell.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003238 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
647 (62.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
470 (72.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
470 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
118 (25.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$49,343
Need-Based Gift
Received by 450 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,466
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 384 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,923
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 158 (33.6%) of aid recipients
80 (7.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,263
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,897 (50.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,500 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,500 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
262 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$46,478
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,448 (96.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,325
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,245 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,868
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 523 (34.9%) of aid recipients
423 (11.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,895
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
38%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,632
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business
Engineering/Technologies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Creative Writing
Dance
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
85
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
115
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,750
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