Transfer Students

Goucher College welcomes and values all transfer students! Discover how Goucher can be the best fit to complete your academic journey.

Transfer students enrich our campus community in meaningful ways through their diverse backgrounds and academic and personal experiences. Whether you started at a community college and are looking to complete your bachelor’s degree or attended a four-year college and realized it wasn’t the right fit for you, we can help you seamlessly transfer with confidence.

If you’re a transfer student…

  • Goucher will prepare you for your future.
  • Professors will challenge you to analyze complex problems and provide personalized support. Our faculty-to-student ratio is 10:1.
  • Our small classes will encourage you to collaborate with people from all different backgrounds. The average class size is 15 students.
  • The Goucher Advantage will make career preparation a central element of your experience. 

    Over 96% of our students are employed or pursuing graduate school within one year of graduating from Goucher.

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Degree Options

Goucher offers a wide range of majors, minors, and tracksto complete your bachelor’s degree. Learn about how our curriculum requirementsimpact transfer students.

If you completed your associate of arts or sciences degree from a Maryland community college, Goucher has established several associate-to-bachelorarticulation agreements, which enable students to maximize their existing credits and complete their degree in a timely manner!

Academic Support and Resources

Transfer students can take full advantage of our wide range of academic supports and resources.

Transfer Scholarships and Financial Aid

Don’t let the sticker price prevent you from pursuing your goals. We offer guaranteed transfer scholarshipsfor eligible students, and 97% of our students receive financial aid.

Campus Life

Community matters at Goucher College! The number one reason transfer students love Goucher is our close-knit and inclusive community.

Learn about our campus communityand how you can easily integrate into it and get involved.

Transition Process

We recognize that this is not your first experience attending college. However, this will be your first time as a Goucher student, and we want you to have a smooth transition. We offer support to enrolled transfer students beginning with your orientation.

We have a dedicated transfer counselor who can help navigate your transfer process. We offer Virtual Transfer Tuesdayinformation sessions and counselor conversations to explain the transfer and credit evaluation process and answer your specific questions.

Transfer Deadlines and How to Apply

Goucher makes transferring as simple as possible by offering rolling admissions and two different options to apply; choose the best option for you. There is no application fee to apply! We look forward to receiving your application and learning more about you.

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    #GoucherAMA for Transfer Students: #GoucherAMA is the opportunity to hear directly from members of the Goucher community as they answer questions related to transferring to Goucher College.”

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