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Goucher College Overview

Goucher College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Baltimore, Maryland. The location of Goucher is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Goucher College Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$38,404 Avg Cost After Aid
82% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Goucher may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 8 to 1.
  • Students at Goucher have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Goucher.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 38% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Goucher with a bachelor's degree make about $52,886 a year. That's 30% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • It takes the average Goucher student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is Goucher College?


Contact details for Goucher are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794
Phone: 410-337-6000

How Do I Get Into Goucher?

You can apply to Goucher online at:

Admission Requirements for Goucher

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Goucher?

82% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
29% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Goucher College is 82%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 29% of students accepted to Goucher submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 548 and 700. Math scores were between 538 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Goucher College  ( 548 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for Goucher College  ( 538 to 660 )
Goucher received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 34. Math scores were between 20 and 28. Composite scores were between 26 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Goucher College  ( 25 to 34 )
ACT Math Scores for Goucher College  ( 20 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for Goucher College  ( 26 to 30 )

Can I Afford Goucher College?

$38,404 Net Price
84% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Goucher is $38,404. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Goucher, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $7,014 a year. That adds up to $28,056 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Goucher is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Goucher College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,033 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,057 undergraduate students at Goucher, with 1,033 being full-time and 24 being part-time.


There are also 860 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,033 full-time undergraduates at Goucher, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Goucher College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 49
Black or African American 236
Hispanic or Latino 79
White 531
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 115

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Goucher College. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 28 countries are represented at Goucher. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, China, and Ghana.

Online Learning at Goucher College

682 Took All Classes Online
751 Took At Least One Class Online
90.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 751 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Goucher has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Goucher

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Goucher College was 90.2%. This is the #448 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Goucher regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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