2016-2017 Cost of Attendance

Goucher offers generous financial aid (consisting of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study) to help bridge the gap between your family's resources and the cost of attending Goucher.

Direct Costs
Tuition $42,600
Required Fees $816
Room and Board $12,300
Direct Billable Costs Subtotal *$55,716
Indirect Costs (families should plan for extra expenses such as the following)
Books, supplies, etc. $1,200
Miscellaneous $2,500
Total **$59,416

* Based on the basic room rate and the 150 block meal plan. You may get a more accurate and customizable estimate by using the Billing Office's Undergraduate Billing Worksheet.

** Total does not include health insurance ($1,798 if not waived). This is a general guideline and not legally binding.


            Campus parking
            Athletic events
            Academic tutoring
            Community enrichment events


Full-time tuition covers 12 to 18 credits per semester. Course loads 
of fewer than 12 credits are billed at the part-time per credit rate. Course loads beyond 18 credits are billed at the full-time rate, plus an additional per-credit charge.

Required fees

The Student Activity Fee, Health and Counseling Fee, Campus Green Fee, and Technology Fee are mandatory for full-time students.

Room and Board

This figure is based on the basic rate for a double room and the 150 block meal plan (150 meals + 300 Dining Dollars). Although there are many plans available, including Kosher options, a 240 block meal plan is recommended in the student's first year.

Books, supplies, etc.

This is the average costs of books and supplies for the academic year.


This estimate of miscellaneous costs may include transportation, computer, loan origination fees, or other personal costs.