Goucher College

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Editorial Review


WEB SITE:
 
http://www.goucher.edu/

ADMISSIONS E-MAIL:
 
admission@goucher.edu

TUITION, FEES AND AID
 

In State: $20200


Out of State:$20200

Room/Board: $7015

Required Fees: $n/a

Tuition Notes:

Students Receiving Any Type of Aid: 431


Students Receiving Non-Need Based Aid: 40


Average Aid Package: $19366

SCHOOL NICKNAME
 
Gophers


CAMPUS SETTING
 
Suburban


AFFILIATION
 

Private


SCHOOL TYPE
 

Coed

SELECTIVITY 


Number of Students Applied: 1951

Number of Students Admitted: 1583

Number of Students Enrolled: 303

ENROLLMENT 


UNDERGRADUATES

Full-Time Total: 1081

Full-Time Men: 299

Full-Time Women: 782

Part-Time Total: 56


Part-Time Men: 11

Part-Time Women: 45


BY RACE/ETHNICITY

African/ African American: 87

Asian/ Asian American: 36

Hispanic/ Hispanic/Latino: 31

Native American: 2

White: 836

Race Unknown: 101

International Students: 26


GRADUATE STUDENTS

Graduate Total: 34

Graduate Men: 9

Graduate Women: 25






MOST POPULAR MAJORS 

No. 1: Biology (11% of Students Enrolled)

No. 2: Psychology (11%)


No. 3: Communication (11%)

No. 4: English (10%)

No. 5: Management (9%)

OTHER 

Out of State: 59%


Living Off Campus/Commuting: 28%

Percentage of Students Over 25 Years Old: 4%


Fraternity: 0%

Sorority: 0%


FACULTY 

Full-Time Faculty: 85

Part-Time Faculty: 69


SCHOOL CALENDAR 


Semester

SPECIAL PROGRAMS  

Cross-registration, distance learning, double major, dual enrollment, honors program, independent study, internships, student-designed majors, study abroad, teacher certification


TEST SCORES AND CLASS RANK  

Average Math SAT: 570


Average Verbal SAT: 600

Average GPA: 3.11

Students From Top 10% of HS Graduating Class: 29%

Students From Top 25% of HS Graduating Class: 57%

Students From Top 50% of HS Graduating Class: 86%

GRADUATE SCHOOL AND EMPLOYMENT 


Students Continuing to Graduate School Within a Year: 27%


Students Accepting Job Offer at Time of Graduation: n/a%

Students Accepting Job Offer 6 Months After Graduation: 59%

CAREER SERVICES 

Services Offered by Career Center:
Mentorship and internship programs, career workshops, student employment fair


Companies Recruiting on Campus: 22



FAMOUS ALUMNI 


Judy Lewent (CEO, Merck & Co.), Joan Claybrook (president, Public Citizen), Georgeanna Jones (founder of first in-vitro fertilization clinic), Paula Mahone (M.D. perinatologist who delivered the McCaughey septuplets)

SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES 

ROTC:
None


Campus Events:
Get Into Goucher, Hot Steel (Caribbean band event), Goucher Fest, Spring Formal


Men's Intercollegiate Sports:
Basketball, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, equestrian, cross country

Women's Intercollegiate Sports:
Basketball, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, cross country, equestrian, field hockey


Newspaper: Quindecim


Newspaper Web Site:

CAMPUS HOUSING AND SERVICES 


Housing:
Coed, specialty, male and female housing


Security:
Emergency phones, locked dorms, patrol, escorts, shuttle


Services for Students with Disabilities:
Tutorial


SOURCE

Data compiled by Kaplan Educational
Centers, the test preparation company, and Newsweek (which are both owned by The
Washington Post Co.) The information was provided by the schools
themselves, and was not independently verified by Kaplan, Newsweek or
The Post. Some schools did not answer Kaplan's request for information,
or to certain questions.