Hood College

Frederick, MD

Hood College

Frederick, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$41,060

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,115
Declined 447
Total Received 1,562
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Private

1,092

undergraduate students

960

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Hood College, founded in 1893, is an independent liberal arts college providing a residential experience for undergraduate men and women, and a professionally oriented graduate school. Its 50-acre campus is located in Frederick, MD, one hour from Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,052
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

50-acre campus in Frederick (population: 71,408), 40 miles northwest of Washington, DC, and 45 miles west of Baltimore. Served by bus; major airports and train serve Baltimore and Washington, DC. School operates transportation to Washington, DC, metro shuttle and subway stops, and to airports for semester breaks.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Baltimore and Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall

Hood College
401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD
21701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • La Comunidad
  • Queer Student Union (QSU)
  • Enactus

Top Events

  • Late Night Breakfast
  • Spring Fest and Crabfest
  • Homecoming and Fall Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.34

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,115
Declined 447
Total Received 1,562

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)

Considered

level of applicant's interest
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,695

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,460
Room & board $12,880
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,248
Other fees $1,620
Total $56,808
Average Financial Aid - $5,695
Total with Avg. Aid $51,113
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computational Science
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Latin American Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,052

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

53%

1,092
students

Female
63%
689

Male
37%
403

47%

960
students

Female
66%
631

Male
34%
329

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,014
students

Female
63%
637

Male
37%
377

8%

78
students

Female
67%
52

Male
33%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 59%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

110

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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