Goucher College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Baltimore, Maryland, which is a predominantly urban area. Goucher College has an annual student enrollment of about 2,300.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- English Language And Literature
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Communications And Journalism
Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to Goucher College earn an SAT score in a range of 1560 to 1920, or an ACT score between 23 to 29. An estimated 70% of all students that applied were admitted at Goucher College, with 15% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $40,000 per year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is about $7,000. This school may offer financial aid for students that qualify by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Goucher College is the "Gophers", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
To see a full list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, student services, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.goucher.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates Goucher College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Goucher College is around 2,100 students, with undergraduate students making up about 69% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $41,000-$50,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,400 to $1,700 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$24,409|
|Receiving Student Loans||60%||$7,265|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Goucher College may provide services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Goucher College has an overall graduation rate which is around 68%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||8%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Goucher College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Landmark Conference)
- Track and Field (Landmark Conference)
- Field Hockey
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Goucher College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Goucher College for official up-to-date information.