Undergraduate students: 774
Graduate students: 62
States represented: 32
Countries represented: 25
Students of color: 32%
Percentage of undergrads living on campus: 63%
More than 40 denominations
24% Other Protestant
9% Roman Catholic
19% other faith traditions
2014-15 first-year class:
Average ACT: 25.2
Average SAT (combined math and verbal): 1106
Average GPA: 3.58
In the classroom
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1
Undergrad fields of study: 40 majors, 47 minors (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees)
Adult degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, R.N. to B.S.N (Nursing), Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
Graduate degrees: Master of Arts in Environmental Education, Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership, Master of Science in Nursing (Tracks: Clinical Nurse Leader & Family Nurse Practitioner), MBA
Classes with fewer than 25 students: 93%
Teaching faculty profile: 67 full-time, 24 part-time
94%: Percent of job-seeking graduates from the class of 2012 who were employed within one year after graduation.
90%: Percent of 2012 graduates who are satisfied or very satisfied with their GC education.
#2: Ranking in the number of graduates going on to earn doctorates among all Indiana institutions when institutional size is taken into account. Nationally, Goshen College ranks 87th out of 262 Carnegie baccalaureate institutions.
#1: Ranking in the number of graduates going on to earn doctorates among Mennonite institutions, with double the number of students going on to earn doctorates than any other institution.
#2: Ranking for Goshen accounting graduates for the CPA exam passing rate in Indiana (just behind Notre Dame) in 2012, and top 10 nationally for a program of our size
100%: Percent of Goshen students who applied to medical school in 2012 who were accepted
100%: Social work graduates who passed their licensing exam
71%: 6-year graduation rate (the national average is 54%)
Goshen College was named Indiana Television School of the Year (2012, 2013) Indiana Radio School of the Year (2012, 2013, 2014) and Best College Radio Station in the Nation (2011, 2013).
U.S. News & World Report identified Goshen as a “least-debt college,” and named Goshen to its “best national liberal arts colleges” list in 2014. (#129).
The Washington Monthly ranked Goshen College 40th among liberal arts colleges for our high graduation rate.
Ranked as one of “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes.com in 2014 (#313 out of the 650 most elite institutions)
Named #3 Best Christian College by Christian Universities Online.
Sierra Club named GC #131 among the greenest colleges in the country.
Study-Service Term: Goshen is home to one of the top-ranked study abroad programs in the country, and one of the few that emphasizes service and complete cultural immersion. Current locations include Cambodia, China, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania
Maple Scholars: Full-time, stipend summer internship exploring research alongside a professor
Sustainability Leadership Semester: A problem-based learning experience where students engage real environmental issues of local concern while living and studying at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center, a 1,189-acre off-campus environmental education facility.
The Goshen Core: Sometimes called “General Education” at other schools, the Goshen Core is the set of courses and requirements that applies to all students no matter what major they choose. All full-time first-year students receive an iPad to explore, learn and dream in their classes as part of the Goshen Core.
Tuition: $29,700 (2014-15 academic year). Learn more about costs and financial aid at Goshen College.
Average package of scholarships, grants and loans: $19,470
Full-time students who receive some form of financial aid: 99%
Goshen College costs 10 percent less than the national average for private colleges.
Kiplinger’s ranked Goshen 73rd for “best value college” among liberal arts colleges, which places it 2nd among Indiana liberal arts colleges.
Washington Monthly ranked Goshen College 26th among liberal arts colleges for “best bang for the buck” in 2014.
Affiliation: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
Conference: Crossroads League
Mascot: Maple Leafs
Colors: Purple, white
Varsity sports: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, women’s volleyball
Scholar-Athletes: In 2012-2013, Goshen College produced 51 NAIA scholar-athletes, with a total of 233 NAIA scholar-athletes over the past five years.
Visit goleafs.net for official Goshen College Maple Leafs athletic news, scores and schedules.
Clubs and organizations: 35+ different ways to connect
Music: Chamber Choir, Lavender Jazz, Men’s Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Women’s World Music Choir, All-Campus Band, Voices-n-Harmony Gospel Choir, Parables worship team
Theater: Full-length mainstage shows, one-acts, operas, peace plays, senior recitals
Faith opportunities: Chapel, Campus Worship Night, Catholic Student Association, Taizé prayer service, Voices-n-Harmony and more
Intramural sports: Basketball, kickball, outdoor/indoor soccer, sand/indoor volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee
Acceptance rate: 55.1%
Early application deadline: Dec. 15
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