Our home, our community, our extended classroom.
Just down the street from Goucher, the suburban college town of Towson boasts a major mall, a live music venue, and dozens of restaurants, pubs, shops, and places to hang out.
A few miles down the road, Baltimore City offers a wide range of cultural attractions, from world-class symphonies and museums to a lively local art and music scene — plus two major-league sports teams and all sorts of places to eat, drink, shop, see, and be seen.
Baltimore is also Goucher's historic home, and many members of our community go into the city every week to connect their academic work with direct experience in the city through:
Students learn about the workings of community; encounter differences related to race, class, and privilege; gain a deeper understanding about social justice; and are able to do work that is beneficial to others.
Just an hour away, our nation's capital city awaits your exploration. Pay your respects to Lincoln and Jefferson. Investigate that internship you've always dreamed of. Sit in on a Supreme Court case. Get lost in one of the Smithsonian Institution's 19 museums and galleries, and so much more. All for free.
If you want to see what the Big Apple has to offer, it's an easy train ride. You're only three hours away from Broadway, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and Wall Street. Those are only a few stops in the city that never sleeps.
And if you don’t have a car, don’t worry. There are all sorts of ways to get where you want to go. Check out the resources on these pages to find out more about how to get in and out of town.