Goucher College

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Goucher 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 Baltimore, MD, a predominately urban area. Goucher College has an enrollment of over 2,300 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1030 (25th percentile) to 1260 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 30 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Goucher College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.64 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 81% with 16% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at goucher.edu.

Overall Goucher College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Goucher College was reported as 81.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,610 applications submitted to this school. 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 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into Goucher College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Goucher College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Goucher College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 79.2%
  • 2017-2018: 78.8%
  • 2018-2019: 80.4%
  • 2019-2020: 81.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 74.7%

How Does Goucher College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Goucher College is forty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Notre Dame of Maryland University61.7%
Stevenson University80.8%
Maryland Institute College of Art63.9%
University of Baltimore78.0%
Coppin State University28.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Goucher College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 650
Math500 - 610
Total Score1030 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 33
Math18 - 27
Composite Score21 - 30
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