1,473
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,918
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
79
79%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Goucher College is a Comprehensive institution located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD  21204
United States
Contact Mr. Carlton E. Surbeck
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@goucher.edu
Phone: 410-337-6100
Fax: 410-337-6354

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Sociology Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,443
Applied
2,728
Accepted
1,473
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

2,299
Females Applied
1,883
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,144
Males Applied
845
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Recommended Interview
3 recommendations
Other requirements: 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

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st February 1st
Transfer April 1st May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 25 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

43,412
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Fees

840
Full-time student fees
14,506
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,918
Avg. Financial Aid Package
37,562
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
31,478
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,071
Avg. Loan Aid
19,119
Avg. Grant Aid
32,630
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,473
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.3%
Black or African American 13.21%
White or Caucasian 61.88%
Asian 4.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.27%
Two or more races 6.23%
Other 4.59%

Gender

Male (32.18%)
Female (67.82%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 84%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Opening Celebration, GIG (Get Into Goucher Day) and Gala

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga Club, Hip Hop Team, Umoja: The Black Student Union and Model Senate

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
E2 campus alerts

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

175
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 129
Part-time - 46
Male - 70
Female - 105