Goshen College

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Goshen College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Goshen, IN, a predominately urban area. Goshen College has only about 910 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

The majority of students accepted into Goshen College earned an SAT score between 1010 to 1206, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 21 to 29. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Goshen College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.57. This school has an acceptance rate of around 63% with 19% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at goshen.edu.

Overall Goshen College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Goshen College was reported as 63.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,310 applications submitted to Goshen College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Goshen College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Goshen College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Goshen College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 62.5%
  • 2017-2018: 63.9%
  • 2018-2019: 66.0%
  • 2019-2020: 63.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 59.5%

How Does Goshen College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Goshen College is eleven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Holy Cross College93.6%
Defiance College50.1%
Bluffton University55.0%
Wabash College64.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Goshen College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 603
Math510 - 603
Total Score1010 - 1206
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 30
Math19 - 29
Composite Score21 - 29
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