Goucher has been a leader in higher education since 1885 and a pioneer in field study, distance learning, and study abroad. Our students are backed by an international reputation.

U.S. News "Most Innovative School" and No. 1 in Study Abroad, Among Other Distinctions

Goucher was ranked No. 6 on a new list of the nation's most innovative schools and remained at No. 1 on the list for the colleges and universities with the most students studying abroad.

Princeton Review's The Best 379 Colleges

Cited for its outstanding academic programs, and listed No. 1 on the guide's 2014 list of schools with the "Most Popular Study Abroad Program" and No. 19 for "Best Campus Food."

Niche Top 25 Food Ranking

Goucher is a top 25 college with the most delicious food according to Niche. Read more

The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges

Cited for its "Strong commitment to the environment and to sustainability," such as by providing guidance on green jobs and making environmental sustainability a core educational requirement.

U.S. News & World Report

Cited as a "best liberal arts college" and listed No. 1 for study abroad, with 100 percent participation.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015

Cited for its "long standing history of excellence," "rigorous general education program," and "trademark small classes and individual attention,"as well as for its study abroad requirement. Additionally, Goucher was among 44 institutions-22 public and 22 private colleges and universities-that were designated a "Best Buy."

Colleges That Change Lives

Profiled as one of the only 40 colleges that excel at developing potential in a wide range of students and singled out as a "liberal arts college of the first magnitude ... ." Read more.