General Information About Goshen College
At Goshen College we intend to create a community of faith and learning built on five core values: Christ-centeredness, passionate learning, servant leadership, compassionate peacemaking and global citizenship. In our academic program and campus life students will develop the knowledge, skills and values for: A life that is CHRIST-CENTERED, with a reflective faith that nurtures spiritual growth in individual and corporate contexts an active faith that informs all life's choices A life of PASSIONATE LEARNING, through the mastery of a major field of study as the basis for life-long learning, service, relationships, and work in a socially and culturally diverse context an extensive foundation of knowledge, skills, processes and methodologies derived from a liberal arts curriculum that are required for systematic study and problem solving A life of SERVANT LEADERSHIP, based on a leadership ability that empowers self and others a healthy understanding of self and others that is reflected in relationships of interdependence and mutual accountability A life of COMPASSIONATE PEACEMAKING with a personal integrity that fosters the ability to resolve conflict and to promote justice a commitment to diversity in all of its forms both conceptually and in practice A life of GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP with an intercultural openness with the ability to function effectively with people of other world views a responsible understanding of stewardship for human systems and the environment in a multicultural world Goshen College's academic program is integrated into all aspects of college life, curricular and co-curricular. We encourage students to learn and grow beyond the parameters of their discipline-based training, to recognize the powerful connection between the disciplines, and between the education of the mind, body and spirit.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Mennonite Church
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 788 Percent Admitted 68% Men Admitted 65% Women Admitted 69% Full Time Retention Rate 84%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 480 650 Math 490 650 Writing 470 620
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 22 28 English 21 28 Math 21 28 Writing 20 27
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,121 Native American 1.0 Asian 23.0 African American 37.0 Hispanic 77.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 836 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 6