Tuition & Fees

$43,440

$43,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
34%
400-499
19%
300-399
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
24%
500-599
45%
400-499
17%
300-399
4%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
38%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
6-11
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
32%
12-17
16%
30-36
14%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

68%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,728
Declined + 715
Total Received 3,443
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Private (nonprofit)

1,473

undergraduate students

699

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. English
  3. Communications
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Codes

SAT 5257
ACT 1696

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School Facts

Founded in 1885, Goucher College is a small, private liberal arts college. Its 287-acre campus is located in Baltimore, MD.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,172
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Baltimore, MD

287-acre campus in Towson (population: 55,197), eight miles north of the center of Baltimore City. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Washington, DC (30 miles).

Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
34%
400-499
19%
300-399
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
24%
500-599
45%
400-499
17%
300-399
4%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
38%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
6-11
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
32%
12-17
16%
30-36
14%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,728
Declined + 715
Total Received 3,443

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Carlton E. Surbeck III
Director of Admissions
P: 800 468-2437, extension 6100
F: 410 337-6354
admissions@goucher.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,783,178
State $1,160,351
Institutional $25,934,414
Other external $1,077,231
Total $29,955,174

Non-need-based

Federal $65,269
State $11,774
Institutional $8,241,918
Other external $1,093,337
Total $9,412,298

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Gophers
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology/Sociology
Art History
Arts Administration
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business Management
Chemistry
Communication/Media Studies
Computer Science
Creative Nonfiction
Cultural Sustainability
Dance
Digital Arts
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
French
Historic Preservation
History
Individualized Interdisciplinary Major
International Relations
Management
Mathematics
Music
Peace Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
Teaching
Theatre
Women/Gender/Sexuality
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Undergraduate

68%

1,473
students

Female
68%
999

Male
32%
474

Graduate

32%

699
students

Female
81%
567

Male
19%
132

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,444
students

Female
69%
984

Male
31%
460

undergraduatePart-time

2%

29
students

Female
52%
15

Male
48%
14

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Canada
Hong Kong
India
Japan
South Korea
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mark Bladel
Assistant Director of Admissions for International Recruitment
410 337-6420
mark.bladel@goucher.edu

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