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    Goucher College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2016-2017 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                                                           670

               

Undergraduate majors                                                    33

 

Undergraduate courses offered                                    512

 

Full- and part-time undergraduate faculty                  167

 

Degrees granted                                                            23,043

 

 

 

Endowment                                                                     $216,707,000

 

Preparation of undergraduates

 

Public school                              59%

Private school                             40%

Home school                                 1%

 

Size of campus

287 acres

 

Size of undergraduate classes

 

30+                                                7%

20-29                                            21%

10-19                                            57%

2-9                                                15%

               

Library volumes

Number of book (physical): 222,958

Number of ebooks: 287,067

Number of microforms: 22,268

Number of audiovisual units: 6057

 

Undergraduate student: faculty ratio

11:1

 

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 Chemistry Program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

 

Student profile (Fall 2015)

 

Total enrollment                                            

 2148

 

Total candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts                    

 1466

 

First-year students                                        

 457

 

Sophomores                           

 360

 

Juniors                                                                

 326

 

Seniors                                                                

 323

 

Non-candidate undergraduates     

 12

 

Total undergraduate students        

 1478

 

(including non-candidates)

Full-time undergraduates                

 1452

 

Part-time undergraduates               

 26

 

Undergraduate residents/on campus          

 81%

 

Master of Education          

359

 

Master of Arts-Teaching   

82

 

Master of Arts-Historic Preservation  

23

 

Master of Arts-Arts Administration  

31

 

Master of Fine Arts-Creative Nonfiction                                                        

30

 

Master of Arts-Cultural Sustainability 

33

 

Master of Arts - Digital Arts

13

 

Master of Fine Arts - Digital Arts

5

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Teaching, Professional Development   

46

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Premedical        

31

Total graduate students    

 670

                                                 

 

Geographic Distribution of Undergraduates (Fall 2014)

Alabama                              4                          

Arizona                                1                    

Arkansas                             1                     

California                            97                 

Colorado                             24          

Connecticut                        36

Washington DC                   18               

Delaware                            14              

Florida                                26

Georgia                              19

Guam                                  1                            

Hawaii                                  3                   

Idaho                                   2

Illinois                                  19                       

Indiana                                 1   

Iowa                                     2

Kansas                                 1                     

Kentucky                              2                        

Louisiana                             4                      

Maine                                  32

Maryland                             407               

Massachusetts                     87

Michigan                                9

Minnesota                             8

Missouri                                5                          

Montana                               1

Nevada                                 2                           

New Hampshire                   17          

New Jersey                        112                  

New Mexico                          3                   

New York                           155                   

North Carolina                     15        

Ohio                                    15                                

Oregon                                12            

Pennsylvania                     144

Puerto Rico                           2              

Rhode Island                        4            

South Carolina                     3

South Dakota                      1                    

Tennessee                           11                            

Texas                                  31                                     

Vermont                             20                          

Virginia                               41                                

Washington                       16                        

West Virginia                       2                      

Wisconsin                           7                                                   

Wyoming                            1                               

                

Foreign/ Non-Resident Alien     40    

 

Total                                  1478