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Goshen College is a private institution that was founded in 1894. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 884, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 135 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Goshen College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 141. Its tuition and fees are $28,500 (2013-14).
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Goshen College is a national liberal arts college known for leadership in international education, service-learning and peace and justice issues. The college enrolls around 1,000 men and women from 30 states and 30 countries, and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. Rooted in the Mennonite Church, one of the historic peace church traditions, the college's Christ-centered mission produces servant leaders who are compassionate peacemakers and global citizens whose academic preparation comes from a passion for learning. Student surveys indicate that hands-on learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Mennonite Church USA|
When applying to Goshen College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Goshen College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 60 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||60.0%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Goshen College is 10:1, and the school has 65.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Goshen College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Visual and Performing Arts; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||55%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Goshen College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 884, with a gender distribution of 40.2 percent male students and 59.8 percent female students. At this school, 67 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 33 percent of students live off campus. Goshen College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Goshen College offers a number of student services including placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Goshen College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Goshen College, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Goshen College.
|Students who have cars on campus||60%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Goshen College, 73.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $17,260.
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|Tuition and fees||$28,500 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,460 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data