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Goucher is a private, liberal arts college. Founded as a college for women in 1885, it adopted coeducation in 1987. Its 287-acre campus is located in Towson, eight miles north of the center of Baltimore.

Website: www.goucher.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,473
Undergraduate
Students
(67.8%) 999 Women
(32.2%) 474 Men
699
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 3,443 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.14
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,050
Tuition and Fees
$45,250
Room and Board
$14,900
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$39,909
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,321
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
129
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Baltimore Population
619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Baltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
84% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Gopher
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
13.6% Black/African-American
6.5% Hispanic/Latino
6.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.9% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students
3.2% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
27.0%
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