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Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Clark University, American University, Muhlenberg College, Skidmore College, Boston University, University of Vermont

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.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,473
   Women999 (67.8%)
   Men474 (32.2%)
Graduate Students699


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate79% of 3,443 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.14
SAT Math561 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading566 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing549 average
480-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$58,114
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met84%
Average Freshman Award$36,465
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes


Baltimore Population619,493
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBaltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III


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 Students3.2% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning79.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.35 3.62 572 582 24
Low 2.98 3.00 520 490 19
High 4.00 4.30 640 690 30
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