66%

Acceptance Rate

$25,495

Avg.Financial Aid

001799

FAFSA Code

About Goshen College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

927

Website

www.goshen.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Mennonite Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Goshen, IN, Goshen College is a private, Mennonite Church university. The university covers an area of 135 acres. It was in 1894 when the Goshen College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Goshen College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Culture for Service and its official colors are purple and white. Out of total 950 students enrolled at GC, 826 belong to undergraduate courses while 81 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 71 faculty. At Goshen College, around 88% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. Finally, at GC around 58% are white, 23% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 7% are Non-resident alien. In its 126 years of existence, GC has produced several known personalities like Vance George, Harold Stauffer Bender, Roger N. Beachy, and Sofia Samatar. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. GC offers a total of 106 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), HLC Higher Learning Commission, and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). The total endowment of the Goshen College is around $113 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

1700 S Main St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5745357000
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Goshen College at the 419th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

995 - 1210

ACT Range

20 - 27

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Goshen College has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at GC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $25. The SAT score in the range of 1010-1206 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 21 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Goshen College is 25. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1700 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana 46526-4794, or call (574) 535-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,519

Average Annual Cost

$33,700

Books And Supplies

$1,220

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,650

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,370

Total One Year Cost

$47,940

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to GC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $47,970. The average annual tuition cost ($34,540), books and supplies ($1,220), room and boarding ($10,760), and budget for other expenses ($2,370) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$59

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

56 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

13 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

10 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

9 Graduates

Music

8 Graduates

Social Work

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Biology, General

7 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

7 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

5 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Psychology, General

5 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

4 Graduates

American Sign Language

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Education, General

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

1 Graduates

Journalism

1 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

845

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

60% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

23% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

35%

Out Of State

60%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,693 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 70% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

70%

Undergrads in College Housing

53%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,750/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,900/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,900/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Maple Leafs

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

125

Total Female Athletes

106

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,760 per year. The students at Goshen College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,900 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At GC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 38% male and 62% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,657

$19,657

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$204 - 204

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,495

Students Receiving Federal Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,003

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,014

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,006

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,490

$30K - $48K

$28,709

$48K - $75K

$26,506

$75K - $110K

$26,345

> $110K

$21,812

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,022,736

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,825,502

In case the students at Goshen College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Goshen College is around $21,048 and the federal grant is $5,546. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $7,381 as well as institutional aid worth $21,048. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Goshen College amount to $1,022,736 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $3,825,502.

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