Goucher College

Goucher College

Baltimore, MD
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
1,473
total students
Tuition Cost $42,600 | $42,600
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $36,918
February 1
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
25
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology and Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,443
    • Accepted2,728
    • Acceptance Rate79%
    • Enrolled1,473
    • Female Applicants2,299
    • Females Accepted1,883
    • Female Acceptance Rate81%
    • Male Applicants1,144
    • Males Accepted845
    • Male Acceptance Rate73%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $55
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      a short video, digital application, signed statement of academic integrity, two works from high school career (one of which must be a graded writing assignment) for Goucher Video Application
    • Required for Some Transcript of high school record
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.14
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 15th December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st May 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 21 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$42,600
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,600
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$840
    • Room and board *$12,670
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planYes
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$36,918
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$37,562
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$31,478
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,071
    • Average Grant Aid:$19,119
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$32,630
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 82%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 23%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,473
    • Male Student Percentage32%
    • Female Student Percentage68%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.3%
    • Black or African American13.21%
    • White or Caucasian61.88%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian4.31%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.27%
    • Two or more races6.23%
    • Unknown or International Student4.59%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.22% representing 26 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students72% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 84%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga Club, Hip Hop Team, Umoja: The Black Student Union, Model Senate
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other E2 campus alerts

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty175
    • Full-time Percentage74%
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 1,454 students to 144 faculty

Location & Contact

1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204-2794
USA

Mr. Carlton Surbeck

Director of Admissions

Phone: 410-337-6100
Fax: 410-337-6354
Email: admissions@goucher.edu


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