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    Goucher College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2015-2016 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                                                              1478

Graduate students                                                           643

               

Undergraduate majors                                                    34

 

Undergraduate courses offered                                    599

 

Full- and part-time undergraduate faculty                   199

 

Degrees granted                                                            22,513

 

 

 

Endowment                                                                     $227,559,000

 

Preparation of undergraduates

 

Public school                              68%

Private school                             32%

 

Size of campus

287 acres

 

Size of undergraduate classes

 

30+                                                3%

20-29                                           19%

10-19                                            60%

2-9                                                18%

               

Library volumes

379,663

 

Undergraduate student: faculty ratio

10:1

 

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 - Present

 

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 2014)

 

Total enrollment                                            

 2121

 

Total candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts                    

 1463

 

First-year students                                        

 462

 

Sophomores                           

 361

 

Juniors                                                                

 355

 

Seniors                                                                

 285

 

Non-candidate undergraduates     

 15

 

Total undergraduate students        

 1478

 

(including non-candidates)

Full-time undergraduates                

 1447

 

Part-time undergraduates               

 31

 

Undergraduate residents/on campus          

 81%

 

Master of Education          

339

 

Master of Arts-Teaching   

114

 

Master of Arts-Historic Preservation  

27

 

Master of Arts-Arts Administration  

30

 

Master of Fine Arts-Creative Nonfiction                                                        

21

 

Master of Arts-Cultural Sustainability 

37

 

Master of Arts - Digital Arts

8

 

Master of Fine Arts - Digital Arts

5

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Teaching, Professional Development   

31

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Premedical        

31

Total graduate students    

 643

                                                 

 

Geographic Distribution of Undergraduates (Fall 2014)

Alabama                              7                         

Arizona                                2                   

Arkansas                             2                     

California                            97                 

Colorado                            18          

Connecticut                        49              

Delaware                            14              

District of Columbia             14

Florida                                24

Georgia                              20                           

Hawaii                                  2                  

Idaho                                   1

Illinois                                  12                      

Indiana                                 1   

Iowa                                     2

Kansas                                 1                     

Kentucky                              1                       

Louisiana                             6                     

Maine                                  31

Maryland                             385               

Massachusetts                     91

Michigan                                9

Minnesota                             1

Missouri                                5                          

Montana                               1

Nebraska                              1

Nevada                                 2                           

New Hampshire                   17          

New Jersey                        115                 

New Mexico                          6                  

New York                           156                  

North Carolina                     14

North Dakota                       1         

Ohio                                    14                               

Oklahoma                             0

Oregon                               17           

Pennsylvania                     149             

Rhode Island                        4            

South Carolina                     5                   

Tennessee                           8                           

Texas                                  32                                    

Utah                                    1

Vermont                             22                         

Virginia                               38                                

Washington                       14                       

West Virginia                      8                      

Wisconsin                           5                                                    

Wyoming                            2                               

Guam                                  1

Puerto Rico                         6                    

Virgin Islands                     0

AE (Military Parents)                         

Foreign/ Non-Resident Alien     39

Unknown State, U.S.          5     

 

Total                                  1478