Goucher College

Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland

• Beautiful campus with stone buildings, sprawling (300 acres)
• Strong peer connections
• International Scholars Program
• 100% of financial aid and scholarship monies will transfer for your study abroad experience
• Study abroad is required for every student – Can be fulfilled 3 ways: 3 week intensive course, semester or full year abroad (Can have medical reasons or being undocumented to not study abroad)
• 65 programs in 35 countries
• Immersion into another culture
• Very strong dance program
• Started out as a women’s college, ensuring women had access to education. Went coed in 1987
• Tradition of service and social justice
• Formalized internship program
• Career development office
• Equestrian team, stables on campus and can board your own horse on campus
• Located very near Towson center and 15 minutes from DC
• Near the light rail system
• Goucher video application – optional, 2 minutes of video, 2 pieces of written work. No transcript or test scores
• Need blind – acceptance is not based on financial needs
• COA $54k
• Encourage interviews, especially with students who have struggled
• Consider demonstrated interest
• Have an academic center for students with learning differences
• Very supportive environment
• 10:1 student to faculty ratio
• High accessibility to professors
• No TA’s teaching classes
• Crossover with other “Colleges That Change Lives” schools
• Every state represented on campus
• Strongest majors – communications, dance, sciences
• Nearly 100% acceptance rate to medical schools
• Post Baccalaureate program for students who weren’t pre med but need to take their pre req’s for medical school
• FAFSA and CSS Profile for financial aid
• No Greek life
• Themed housing
• College town consortium – can take up to 1 class per semester at one of the 15 colleges
• Most students live on campus all 4 years. Freshman and sophomores are required to live on campus
• Ranked in the top 20 schools for food, connected with local farms in the area

Visit the Goucher College website.

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