Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$47,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
37%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
43%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
20%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,122
Declined 488
Total Received 2,610
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Private

1,449

undergraduate students

719

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,168
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational

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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).

  • Metropolitan area: Baltimore and Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall

Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore
21204

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Yoga Club
  • Hip Hop Team
  • Umoja: The Black Student Union
  • Model Senate

Top Events

  • Opening Celebration
  • GIG (Get Into Goucher Day)
  • Gala
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • E2 campus alerts

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
79%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
37%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
43%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
20%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.17

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,122
Declined 488
Total Received 2,610

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
standardized test scores
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Fencing, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Fencing, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,168

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

1,449
students

Female
67%
969

Male
33%
480

33%

719
students

Female
77%
551

Male
23%
168

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,325
students

Female
68%
900

Male
32%
425

9%

124
students

Female
56%
69

Male
44%
55

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

37

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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