Since 1846, Bucknell University has pushed the boundaries of undergraduate education and actively shaped the world outside Lewisburg. It's a tradition that continues today, with our distinct mix of liberal arts and professional programs giving students almost unlimited options to pursue their intellectual interests and passions
The Counseling & Student Development Center offers a variety of services for students so that their college years may be productive, healthy and rewarding. All services are free and strictly confidential.
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Great education isn't confined to a classroom or a schedule. At Bucknell, you will learn everywhere, all the time — with peers of different backgrounds and through extracurricular activities, internships, dinner at a professor's home, independent research, guest speakers, study abroad, late-night discussions with your hall-mates and more.
Bucknell Student Health offers a wide range of on-site care by appointment or walk-in to get students back on their feet fast and help them meet their health goals. Services include treatment for routine illnesses and injuries, gynecology visits, drug and alcohol counseling, travel medicine and campus outreach and education.
Open in August 2015, Bucknell's South Campus Apartments offer independent-style living and programming for juniors and seniors. The four residence halls include suites of single-bed rooms and shared kitchen and bath spaces. Each building includes a themed lounge area for fun or studying. The nearby Commons Building features a Commons Café, a convenience store, a pool table, lounge areas and student-run programming that students across campus can enjoy.
With 27 teams competing in Division I, we have one of the largest varsity athletics programs in the country. Our more than 700 student-athletes are recognized for their success in competition, where we've won the Patriot League Presidents' Cup more times than any other school, and in the classroom, where we rank among the top schools in the U.S. in student-athlete graduation rate and Academic All-Americans.
Bucknell was first accredited by the Middle States in 1921. In 2014, Bucknell University completed its decennial reaccreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The institution is fully accredited until 2024.
I have learned how to think critically about problems. Advising worked well. Fitting in socially did not work. My classmates held my age against me.
The art and art history department prepared me with the skills required for the real world, although definitely did not have the resources that other larger art schools have. The more effort you place in your studio practice and in collaborating with other people and departments, the more you get out of the program. They had really nice spacious studio facilities and they...