|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Goucher College and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,122 out of 2,610 applicants were admitted making Goucher College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Goucher College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Goucher College?
Goucher College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1260 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1145 to 1260||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1030 to 1145||Avg -||71%-81%|
|915 to 1030||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 915||Low||<60%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Goucher College?
Admission data indicates that Goucher College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Goucher College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>88%|
|25 to 30||Avg +||81%-88%|
|21 to 25||Avg -||73%-81%|
|17 to 21||Reach||62%-73%|
|Less than 17||Low||<62%|
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 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Goucher College accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||29%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
58% of Goucher College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||31%|
|Top 25% of class||58%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Bottom 50% of class||12%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||18%||16%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Goucher College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to Goucher College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1260. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 30. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.