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

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