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.

We think Goucher has a lot to offer:

  • The Majors You Want. With more than 30 undergraduate majors and over 60 academic programs, you can follow their passion and make an impact where it matters most. 

  • The Career You Dream About. 96% of Goucher graduates are employed and/or in graduate/professional school within one year of graduate school. Our graduates find success wherever they explore.

  • The Global Advantage You Need. Between climate change, economic inequality, racial injustice, and other global crises, the critical issues facing society transcend geography and nationalities. Students will be prepared to successfully navigate a global economy and help tackle humanity's most pressing issues. Since we are 100% study abroad, you will thrive working across borders, cultures, and values.

  • A Tight-knit Community. Even with students from all over the country and globe, we are a small, welcoming campus. From shared meals in the Mary Fisher Dining Hall to hitting the books in our open and accessible library to the First-Year Village with prominent communal areas for students to cook, share, and learn, you experience community daily. 

  • National Reputation. Named one of the most innovative and one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is also one of 40 select Colleges That Change Lives and listed as a top institution by the Princeton Review.

  • Hands-on Learning. You are able to put your education into action through community-based learning, collaborative research, internship and summer study opportunities, social justice programs in the local community, and campus leadership activities.

  • All-around Support. With an 10:1 faculty/student ratio, your professors will know you by name as well as your academic and extracurricular interests. From physical health to mental health, we are here. And did we mention the guaranteed transfer scholarships?

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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 requirements impact 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!

Support & Resources

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

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 and have a dedicated transfer counselor who can help navigate your transfer process.

Transfer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Don’t let the sticker price prevent you from pursuing your goals. We offer guaranteed transfer scholarships for 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 ourcampus community and how you can easily integrate into it and get involved.

Schedule a Visit or Transfer Talk

We offer Virtual Transfer Talks to meet with students and explain the transfer and credit evaluation process and answer your specific questions.

Transfer Deadlines & Applying

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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Meet Our Transfer Students

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    Transfer Testimonial: Clara Prensky '20

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    Transfer Testimonial: Sam Kane-Gerard '18

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    Transfer Testimonial: Gabe Ceribelli '19


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