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Goucher College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Haebler Chapel at Goucher College

Haebler Chapel at Goucher College

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Goucher College Description:

Goucher College is a private liberal arts college located on a 287-acre campus in Towson, Maryland. Downtown Baltimore is just eight miles away. The college recently opened its $48 million Athenaeum, the new center of student life that houses classrooms, an art gallery, a radio station, a café, a library, and meeting and exercise spaces. With a 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio, Goucher prides itself on the close interaction between faculty and students. The college offers 31 undergraduate majors. For its strong programs in the liberal arts and sciences, Goucher was awarded a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,251 (1,484 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 34% Male / 66% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $39,084
  • Books: $800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,626
  • Other Expenses: $1,398
  • Total Cost: $52,908

Goucher College Financial Aid (2012 - 13):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 91%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,733
    • Loans: $7,769

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Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Communication Studies, English, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 59%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Goucher College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.goucher.edu/about/who-we-are/mission-statement

"Goucher College is dedicated to a liberal arts education that prepares students within a broad, humane perspective for a life of inquiry, creativity, and critical and analytical thinking."

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