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    Goucher College
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Facts


Date of founding
1885

Degrees granted
B.A.; M.A.; M.Ed.; M.F.A.; M.A.T.

Size of student body

Undergraduates                      1446
Graduate students                    727



 

Undergraduate majors

31

Undergraduate courses offered

558

Full- and part-time undergraduate faculty

212

Degrees granted


Over 21,073

 

Endowment

$188,336,000

Preparation of undergraduates

Public school                              68%
Private school                             32%

Size of campus
287 acres

Size of undergraduate classes

30+                                                5%
20-29                                           19%
10-19                                            58%
2-9                                                18%





 

Library volumes
300,000

Undergraduate student: faculty ratio
9:1

The college seal

The shield within the seal of Goucher College bears against a gold ground, an open book inscribed “I. Thess. Ch. V. Vs. 21” (Prove all things, hold fast that which is good). Below, in the lower left quarter, against a blue field, are three lilies; in the lower right corner are the arms of the state of Maryland and the arms of the family of Lord Baltimore.

College colors
Blue and gold

College flowers
Ragged robin and coreopsis

College presidents
William Hersey Hopkins, 1886-90
John Franklin Goucher, 1891-1908
Eugene Allen Noble, 1908-11
John Blackford Van Meter, acting, 1911-13
William Westley Guth, 1913-29
Hans Froelicher, acting, May 1929–January 1930
Dorothy Stimson, acting, January 1930–June 1930
David Allan Robertson, 1930-48
Otto Frederick Kraushaar, 1948-67
Marvin Banks Perry, Jr., 1967-73
Rhoda Mary Dorsey, 1974-94; acting, 1973-74
Judy Jolley Mohraz, 1994-2000
Robert Stephen Welch, acting, 2000-01
Sanford Jerome Ungar, 2001-

Accreditation

Goucher College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Elementary Education Program, Special Education Program, and the Secondary Education Program have been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. The Department of Chemistry is on the approved list of the American Chemical Society.

Student profile (Fall 2011)

Total enrollment                          2173

 

 

Total candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts                     1420

 

 

First-year students                 485

 

 

Sophomores                            345

 

 

Juniors                                      319

 

 

Seniors                                      271

 

 

Non-candidate undergraduates      26

 

 

Total undergraduate students         1446

 

 

 

(including non-candidates)

 

 

Full-time undergraduates                 1409

 

 

Part-time undergraduates                37

 

 

Undergraduate residents/on campus   82%            

 

 

Undergraduate commuters/off campus             13%

 

 

 

Undergraduates abroad            5%

 

Master of Education           355

 

 

Master of Arts–Teaching    139

 

 

Master of Arts–Historic Preservation   33

 

 

Master of Arts–Arts Administration   33

 

 

Master of Fine Arts–Creative Nonfiction    42                                                     

 

 

Master of Arts–Cultural Sustainability   34

 

 

Master of Arts-Digital Arts    9

   

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate–Teaching, Professional Development    43

 

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate–Premedical           31

 

 

Teachers Institute     8

 

 

Total graduate students     727

 

 

       

Geographic Distribution of Undergraduates (Fall   2011)

Alabama                            8

 

 

Arizona                              5

 

 

Arkansas                           3

 

 

California                          78

 

 

Colorado                          15

 

 

Connecticut                     54

 

 

Delaware                          10

 

District of Columbia       11

 

 

Florida                               18

 

Georgia                               3

 

 

Hawaii                                 2

 

 

Idaho                                   1

Illinois                               15

 

 

 

Indiana                               3

 

 

Kansas                               3

 

Kentucky                           3

 

 

Louisiana                          3

 

Maine                               43

 

 

Maryland                        396

 

 

Massachusetts               83

 

 

Michigan                            6

 

 

Minnesota                         13

 

 

Missouri                              3

 

 

Montana                              1

Nevada                                1

 

New Hampshire              20

 

 

New Jersey                    106

 

 

New Mexico                        4

 

 

New York                         181

 

 

North Carolina                  17

 

 

Ohio                                     11

 

 

Oklahoma                              1

Oregon                                  11

 

 

 

Pennsylvania                    147

 

 

Rhode Island                         6

 

 

South Carolina                      2

 

 

   

 

Tennessee                             8

 

 

Texas                                     28

 

Utah                                          1

Vermont                                 14

 

 

 

Virginia                                   40

 

 

Washington                           15

 

 

West Virginia                           5

 

 

Wisconsin                                 2                           

 

 

Wyoming                                    1

 

Puerto Rico                                2

 

 

Virgin Islands                             1

AE (Military Parents)                 2

 

Foreign/ Non-Resident Alien  36

 

 

Unknown State, U.S.       4

 

 

 

 

Total                      1446