• Located in the vibrant community of Baltimore, Maryland, an unbeatable East Coast location with excellent public transportation. Goucher is just an hour away from Washington, D.C., 1.5 hours from Philadelphia, and three hours from New York City, making it a great base for exploring the East Coast.

• The average class size at Goucher is just 16 students, so professors know students by name, and it's easy to get to know your classmates

• ISEP Exchange students are able to take courses across any discipline (no course restrictions) if the courses are available and they have the required prerequisites

• The Baltimore-Washington Airport offers convenient flights throughout the U.S. for longer trips and exploration.




From exploring the East Coast, enjoying Baltimore's professional sports, museums, and seafood, and making long-lasting friendships, Goucher is the perfect spot for ISEP students to experience the U.S. It offers great opportunities for sightseeing and networking, and the campus is known for its high-quality liberal arts academics. Goucher prepares students for 21st-century careers and is well-regarded in the U.S. as one of the country's best liberal arts colleges.


ISEP Exchange benefits include housing provided in the on-campus residence halls, which are centrally located and just a short walk away from all of Goucher's academic classrooms. Each room is double-occupancy and fully furnished, including a bed, dresser, and more for each student.

Housing is available for breaks during the semester.


ISEP students are provided with a meal plan that provides 19 meals a week in Goucher's on-campus dining facility. With selections ranging from Mongolian stir fry to burgers hot off the grill, ISEP students will have variety and quality at their fingertips. Dietary needs are accommodated, including specific options for those who have vegetarian, vegan, and kosher requirements. 

Economics and Business, Psychology, IntegrativeArts, English Literature, and Biological Sciences

Program Website

Course Description

Goucher College offers superior academics and hands-on teaching. ISEP students can take courses from any discipline as long as the courses are available, and the student has the required pre-requisite classes. 

Goucher's liberal arts curriculum provides students with a wide variety of program options.  The most popular are international relations, psychology, business, economics, integrative arts, and biological sciences. Goucher also offers new and exciting fields, including Integrative Data Analytics, Engineering Science, Visual and Material Culture, and Professional and Creative Writing. 

Please note, however, that exchange students should be prepared to take courses in areas outside their major in addition to major requirements. Be sure to check out the "Complex Problem Exploration" courses that look at current issues from a variety of perspectives.  For example, "Disease and Discrimination" explores the impact of politics, economics, and race on the issue of public health.

To search for classes, use the Course Catalog. You may want to select "Advanced Search" to narrow your options by "Department." Select "Traditional" courses, not continuing education. You can search for classes by "Period" for the term you wish to study. Semester terms are called "Spring" and "Fall." Winter term classes are not part of the semester ISEP programs. 

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Gretchen McCarthy 703-504-9980 | gmccarthy@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Goucher College

Goucher College, founded in 1885, is a small, liberal arts college with an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum.  With an eye on the global challenges of our day, our faculty are dedicated...


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Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

    Women’s Studies

  • Biology

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Management Economics Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce

  • Communication:

    Digital Communication and Media Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences

  • Education:

    Elementary Education Secondary Education

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Arabic Language and Literature Chinese Language and Literature French Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • History:

    American History (United States) Asian History European History

  • International/Global Studies: Recommended!

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics


  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences


  • Psychology Recommended!

  • Social Sciences: Recommended!

    Anthropology Political Science and Government

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Dance Design and Visual Communications Drama and Theatre Arts Studio Arts

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 80
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 550
  • IELTS Score: 6.5
  • Duolingo Total: 105
  • LPR not required for the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda Anguilla Australia Barbados Bermuda Bahamas Belize Canada Fiji Grenada Ghana Gibraltar Guyana Ireland British Indian Ocean Territory Jamaica Saint Kitts and Nevis Cayman Islands Saint Lucia Liberia Montserrat Malta Mauritius Malawi New Zealand Solomon Islands Seychelles Singapore Swaziland Turks and Caicos Islands Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tanzania Uganda United Kingdom USA Minor Outlying Islands Saint Vincent & Grenadines Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (USA) Vanuatu South Africa Zimbabwe
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS for the following countries: Botswana Cameroon Gambia India Kenya Lesotho Malta Mauritius Malawi Namibia Nigeria Netherlands Papua New Guinea Singapore Sierra Leone Swaziland Tonga Tanzania Uganda Vanuatu Zambia Zimbabwe
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced

Special Application Instructions

Students will be informed about completing a Nondegree Application upon acceptance.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

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