1021 Dulaney Valley Road Baltimore, MD 21204 410-337-6100
http://www.goucher.edu/ admissions@goucher.edu
About Goucher College
  • Year of Foundation 1885
  • Size of Campus 287 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,346
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 69%, 31%, 72%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 1,464
Goucher College is an independent, selective, coeducational institution dedicated to the interdisciplinary traditions of the liberal arts and a broad international perspective on education. The first college in the nation to pair required study abroad with a special travel stipend of $1,200 for every undergraduate, Goucher believes in complementing its strong majors and rigorous curriculum with abundant opportunities for hands-on experience in the world. Goucher College has earned a place in Forbes' annual ranking of the 650 best undergraduate institutions. Goucher was No. 159 in the overall rankings (up from No. 222 last year) and No. 131 among private colleges (up from No. 187 last year).
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel (Jewish), Jubilate Deo (Roman Catholic), Goucher Christian Fellowship, Baha'i Association (multi-faith)
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) HOLA Hispanic Organization for Learning and Awareness, UMOJA The African Alliance, Lotus Asian Pacific Enrichment, SAW Students from Around the World, The Russian Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Kratz Center for Creative Writing Guest Speaker and Writer-in-Residence, the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Lecture, The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Lecture-Performance, The Janet and Avery Fisher Music Residency, Get Into Goucher Day, The Women
  • Setting Suburban
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport BWI-Baltimore, MD (18)
  • Distance to nearest train Baltimore, MD (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Baltimore, MD (11)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (77%), women's dorms (14%), other housing options (1%)
  • Number of students using college housing 81%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 55%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 45%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 60
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 350
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 53
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Mark Twain, Sara Haardt Meneken Rare Book collections and one of the world's largest depositories of material by and about Jane Austen, Passano collection on Women in the South during the Civil War
  • Number of e-books 4,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 25
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 302,615
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 140
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,544
  • Number Of Microforms 24,962
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums In the fall of 2005, Goucher College opened the first of the new buildings constructed in support of its Strategic Plan. Built first and foremost to accommodate the college's growing student body, Goucher's new residence hall also reflects innovative thin
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,195
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 52%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Loyola College of Maryland)
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 90%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Americorp, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore County Public Schools, Goucher College, Johns Hopkins University, Lockheed Martin, Offices of senators/representatives, Pierce Promotions and Event Management, University of Maryland, Yaffe and Company
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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