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Goshen College
Goshen, IN
Goshen, founded in 1894, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 135-acre campus is located in Goshen.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 800
   Women 483 (60.4%)
   Men 317 (39.6%)
Graduate Students 70
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 68% of 1,004 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.46
SAT Math 563 average
500-633 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 523 average
430-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $45,300
  Tuition and Fees $32,200
  Room and Board $10,300
Average Percent of Need Met 84%
Average Freshman Award $27,826
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 67
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 37% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Goshen Population 32,219
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 68% of freshmen, 64% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
4.5% Black/African-American
19.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.5% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students 8.6% from 25 countries
First-Year Students Returning 82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 55.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 5.0%