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Goshen College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Goshen College (GC) offers 93 major and minor undergraduate and 4 graduate programs. The college received 1248 applications for the fall 2018 term. The acceptance rate observed for this term was 66%. Only 24% of the accepted applicants enrolled with the college.

  • The College invites applications for Fall and Spring Sessions.
  • International applicants can apply through common application portal or through GC Application Portal
  • Standardized test scores are optional for international applicants.


AdmissionCommon Application Portal or College Admissions Portal
Application Fee25 USD (waived for international applicants)
Acceptance rate66%
Retention Rate73%
Graduation Rate68%
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring
Academic CalendarSemester Based
TOEFL Code1251
ACT Code1196
Average SAT Score1112
Average ACT Score23.8
Average GPA3.52
Financial AidScholarships, Loans, Grants and Student Employment.
Mode of programFull time, Part-time and Online

Goshen College Admission Deadlines

Fall EnrollmentMay 1
Spring EnrollmentOctober 1

Goshen College International Admissions

International applicants applying to US colleges and universities are required to provide proof of ELP and have an F1 visa. The college currently has a student body with 9% international stduents representing 23 countries. The additional documents that must be submitted by international applicants are briefed in the sections below:

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official Transcripts
  • Translations of transcripts, if required.
  • Evaluation of credentials and transcripts.
  • Proof of ELP
  • Copy of Visa and Passport
  • Standardized test scores are recommended and not mandatory.
  • Personal Essay
  • Certificate of finances.

English Proficiency Test Scores Requirements

International applicants from non-English speaking countries need to submit TOEFL, IELTS or General Certificate of Education (GCE) English Exam scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum scores required by the institution are given below:

ExaminationMinimum Scores Required
GCE English ExamGrade C

Visa Process for International Students

  • International applicants will be issued an electronic copy of Form I-20 from the college.
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
  • Complete the I-20 form and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview.

Goshen College Undergraduate Admissions

The college offers 42 majors and 51 minors in various undergraduate fields of study including nursing, biology, business, communication, education, sign language, and environmental science. The basic admission process for all courses is the same. The details of admission requirements are given below:

Where to Apply: Goshen College Online Application OR Common Application

Application Fee: 25 USD (waived for international applicants)

Admission Requirements: The applicants must submit the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High School diploma/transcripts evaluated by WES (World Education Services) or NAIA InCred.
    • Translations of transcripts, if required for international applicants
  • English Proficiency Test Scores.
  • SAT/ACT Scores
Test25 Percentile Score75 Percentile Score
SAT EBWR490620
SAT Math505590
ACT Composite2027
ACT English2028
ACT Maths2026
  • Personal Essay
  • Copy of Passport
  • Goshen College Student Financial Affordability Form with accompanying Bank statements and/or salary statements and/or sponsor letters.

Goshen College Graduate Admissions

Goshen College offers 4 graduate degrees (3 masters and one doctorate) including one doctorate degree in nursing practice. While specific requirements may vary for each program the general admission requirements remain the same.

Application Portal: Online/Common Application

Application Fee: 25 USD (waived for international applicants)

CourseAcademic RequirementsEnglish Proficiency
Master of Business Administration (MBA)GRE/GMAT; Skills in MS Office; Personal EssayTOEFL-iBT: 100;
IELTS: 6.5
MA in Environmental EducationEssay; Resume; 3 LORTOEFL-iBT: 100;
IELTS: 6.5
Master of Science in NursingBachelors in Nursing; GPA-3.0; Active RN license; 1 year experience;
3 LOR and Essay; Statistics course with a grade of ‘C’ or higher.
TOEFL-iBT: 100;
IELTS: 6.5

The college is moderately selective. The applicants are reviewed on the basis of high school transcripts coursework taken. The university also considers personal recommendations, essay, SAT/ACT scores (optional except for homeschool and those applying for nursing), and extracurricular involvement.

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