Tuition & Fees

$45,250

$45,250

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%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
30-36
28%
24-29
36%
18-23
25%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
39%
18-23
39%
12-17
18%
30-36
20%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,536
Declined + 618
Total Received 3,154
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Private (nonprofit)

1,425

undergraduate students

745

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Management
  3. Environmental Studies
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Codes

SAT 5257
ACT 1696

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,170
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
4%

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%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
22%
300-399
5%
30-36
28%
24-29
36%
18-23
25%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
39%
18-23
39%
12-17
18%
30-36
20%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%

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

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,536
Declined + 618
Total Received 3,154

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

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$39,168

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,324
Room & board $14,900
Additional fees $926
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $61,350
Average Financial Aid - $39,168
Total with Avg. Aid $22,182
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 410 337-6141
F: 410 337-6504
finaid@goucher.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stephanie Alford
Director of Financial Aid
stephanie.alford@goucher.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

capoeira, fencing, golf, gymnastics, paintball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga, Zumba

Club Sports - Women's

capoeira, fencing, golf, gymnastics, paintball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga, Zumba

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bikram yoga, climbing, football, racquetball, softball, spikeball, tae kwon do

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Athletic Directors

Geoffrey Miller (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Sally Baum (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Athletic Conference
Mascot
Gophers
School colors
blue and gold

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Management
  3. Environmental Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,170

total students

36%

in-state

64%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

1,425
students

Female
69%
984

Male
31%
441

34%

745
students

Female
78%
579

Male
22%
166

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,403
students

Female
70%
971

Male
30%
432

2%

22
students

Female
60%
13

Male
40%
9

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

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 Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: January 1

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

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
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented China
Greece
Mexico
South Korea
Syria
Vietnam
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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