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    Goucher College
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2014-2015 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 (Fall 2013)

 

Undergraduates                                                              1449

Graduate students                                                           662

               

Undergraduate majors                                                    33

 

Undergraduate courses offered                                    539

 

Full- and part-time undergraduate faculty                   202

 

Degrees granted                                                            Over 22,024

 

 

 

Endowment                                                                     $197,497,000

 

Preparation of undergraduates

 

Public school                              68%

Private school                             32%

 

Size of campus

287 acres

 

Size of undergraduate classes

 

30+                                                6%

20-29                                           17%

10-19                                            60%

2-9                                                17%

               

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, 2001-14

José Antonio Bowen, 2014

 

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 2013)

 

Total enrollment                                            

 2111

 

Total candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts                    

 1444

 

First-year students                                        

 471

 

Sophomores                           

 399

 

Juniors                                                                

 304

 

Seniors                                                                

 270

 

Non-candidate undergraduates     

 5

 

Total undergraduate students        

 1449

 

(including non-candidates)

Full-time undergraduates                

 1424

 

Part-time undergraduates               

 25

 

Undergraduate residents/on campus          

 79%

 

Undergraduate commuters/off campus          

 15%

 

Undergraduates abroad           

6%

 

Master of Education          

325

 

Master of Arts–Teaching   

114

 

Master of Arts–Historic Preservation  

31

 

Master of Arts–Arts Administration  

32

 

Master of Fine Arts–Creative Nonfiction                                                        

30

 

Master of Arts–Cultural Sustainability 

40

 

Master of Arts - Digital Arts

15

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate–Teaching, Professional Development   

39

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate–Premedical        

34

Total graduate students    

 662

                                                 

 

Geographic Distribution of Undergraduates (Fall   2011)

Alabama                              8                         

Arizona                                5                   

Arkansas                              3                      

California                            90                 

Colorado                             14          

Connecticut                        59              

Delaware                            14              

District of Columbia             14

Florida                                19

Georgia                               14                           

Hawaii                                  1                  

Idaho                                    0

Illinois                                  11                      

Indiana                                 0   

Iowa                                     2

Kansas                                 2                     

Kentucky                              2                       

Louisiana                             5                      

Maine                                  37

Maryland                             366               

Massachusetts                     87

Michigan                               8

Minnesota                            7

Missouri                               6                          

Montana                             1

Nebraska                            1

Nevada                               2                           

New Hampshire                  21          

New Jersey                        110                 

New Mexico                          5                  

New York                           168                  

North Carolina                     13

North Dakota                       1         

Ohio                                    13                               

Oklahoma                             0

Oregon                               18           

Pennsylvania                     145             

Rhode Island                        4            

South Carolina                     2                    

Tennessee                         11                           

Texas                                 38                                    

Utah                                   1

Vermont                             13                         

Virginia                               35                                

Washington                       17                       

West Virginia                      5                      

Wisconsin                           3                                                    

Wyoming                            1                                 

Puerto Rico                         6                     

Virgin Islands                     0

AE (Military Parents)           2              

Foreign/ Non-Resident Alien     30

Unknown State, U.S.          9     

 

Total                                  1449