Goucher College is on a 287-acre campus in the suburban setting of Baltimore, Maryland, not far from Baltimore and Washington and DC.
Goucher College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Goucher College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Goucher College has the Ultimate Frisbee. In fact, more students participate in the 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 traditions are Opening Celebration, GIG (Get Into Goucher Day) and Gala.
This table offers information on housing at Goucher College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||73%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,292|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,140|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||27%|
Goucher College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Goucher College students live on campus. In 2022, 73% of undergrads at Goucher College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 27% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Goucher College. There are 1,292 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,185 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,140 students chose to live on-campus. 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.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||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|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Goucher College has E2 campus alerts.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Goucher College, take Baltimore Beltway 695 to Baltimore, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.
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