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Goucher College Student Life

Goucher College is on a 287-acre campus in a suburban setting in Baltimore, Maryland, not far from Baltimore and Washington and DC. There are many activities and organizations for Goucher College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Goucher College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Goucher College has a thriving Ultimate Frisbee. In fact, more students participate in Ultimate Frisbee than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Goucher College include Yoga Club, Hip Hop Team, Umoja: The Black Student Union and Model Senate.

Goucher College students' favorite campus events are Opening Celebration, GIG (Get Into Goucher Day) and Gala.

Does Goucher College Offer Student Housing?

Goucher College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Goucher College students live off campus. In 2021, 4% of undergrads at Goucher College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 96% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Goucher College. There are 1,292 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,114 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,140 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Goucher College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Goucher College Athletics

At Goucher College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Goucher College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Equestrian Sports NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Goucher College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Goucher College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Goucher College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Goucher College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Goucher College has E2 campus alerts.

Plan a Visit to Goucher College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Goucher College, take Baltimore Beltway 695 to Baltimore, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Maryland you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Goucher College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Goucher College Students

68%

Women

32%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

43%

In State

57%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

48%

21%

13%

7%

5%

4%

2%

0.09%

Undergraduate Students

1,114

Graduate Students

901

Non-Resident / International Students

26

Goucher College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,015

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$47,200

Out-of-State

$47,200

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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