Private 4 Year

Goucher College Admission Requirements

Baltimore, Maryland

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Chances of getting into Goucher College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Goucher College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Goucher College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Goucher College is 79%.  It ranks #14 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Goucher College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,063 out of 2,598 applicants were admitted.

Goucher College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.14. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Goucher College application fee is $55 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Goucher College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Goucher College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Goucher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Goucher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Goucher College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Goucher College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Goucher College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Goucher College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Goucher College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Goucher College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Goucher College was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.14 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Goucher College accepts 79% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Goucher College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.33% Good
3.75 to 3.99 9.73% Good
3.50 to 3.74 15.04% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.7% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 18.58% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 28.76% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 8.41% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0% Reach
less than 1.00 0.0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

77% of Goucher College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Goucher College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 21%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 77%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Goucher College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,665 933 2,598
Accepted 1,368 695 2,063
Acceptance Rate 82% 74% 79%
Enrolled 156 76 232
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 11% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 62 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Goucher College is $55.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Goucher College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Goucher College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Goucher College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162654 IPEDS survey data for Goucher College.


What is my chance of getting into Goucher College?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Goucher College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.