Exchange Students


Choosing to Study at Goucher

We look forward to hosting you on our campus.  Please review the information below and contact us if you have any questions about participating as an exchange student at Goucher.

Who can attend as an exchange student

Direct Exchange

Students from partner universities with established agreements may apply through their home institution to spend a semester or a year at Goucher.  Our partner institutions include:

  • Aoyama Gakuin University
  • Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Lignan University
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of the Sunshine Coast

International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

Students who are at ISEP member institutions can request to be place at Goucher.

Why you should study at Goucher

Learning more through Goucher Social Media


Nomination & Application Process

Congratulations on your nomination to attend Goucher College! 

We recognize that during this time of uncertainty with regard to health, visa issuance, and  travel restrictions, we will need to be flexible with arrangements for the spring semester 2022 and likely into the 2022-23 academic year.  We expected to continue offering a full residential experience and will communicate any campus decisions that may impact your exchange experience. 

Application Process

Uploading Application Materials

The link below will take you to a secure site for uploading your documents to us through our partnership with Box, a secure cloud storage solution.  (A Box account is not required.)  Please do not submit your application, health forum, or biographical page of your passport through unsecured email.  Accepted document types:  .pdf, .doc, .docs, .jpg, .png, .tiff, .txt/rtf, .xls.

Upload Your Document


Fall Semester April 15
Spring Semester October 15

We are willing to maintain flexibility through the pandemic and act in the best interest of the students and our exchange partnership.

Financial Support

The exchange agreements vary, so please contact your home university or the Associate Director in the Office of Global Education at Goucher for the amount of financial support to be documented for immigration purposes.

  Semester Full Year
Tuition Covered Covered
Room $4,000 $8,000
Meals $3,700 $7,400
Travel $1,200 $1,200
Books $600 $1,200
Miscellaneoous $1,000 $1,700
Total $10,500 $19,500
* Please note that health insurance is not included in this estimate, as most exchange students obtain adequate health insurance through their study abroad offices.  The Goucher-negotiated health insurance policy is approximately $3,000, if you choose to puchase that option.


Preparing for Your Arrival

We look forward to your arrival and to providing you with assistance and support throughout your stay.  Once you have submitted your application materials and received your immigration documents, please view the following resources: