Hood College

Frederick, MD

Hood College

Frederick, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$42,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

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 2,443
Declined 982
Total Received 3,425
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Private

1,245

undergraduate students

1,104

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,349
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: Small-medium city

Hood College
401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD
21701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,443
Declined 982
Total Received 3,425

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,816

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,680
Room $6,600
Board $6,410
Additional fees $620
Books & supplies $1,270
Total $56,580
Average Financial Aid - $28,816
Total with Avg. Aid $27,764
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 301 696-3411
F: 301 696-3812
finaid@hood.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemistry, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computational Science.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Studies.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Latin American Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Elementary/special Education
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,349

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

53%

1,245
students

Female
63%
790

Male
37%
455

47%

1,104
students

Female
66%
733

Male
34%
371

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,079
students

Female
63%
684

Male
37%
395

13%

166
students

Female
64%
106

Male
36%
60

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Bosnia And Herzegovina
China
Ethiopia
Kosovo
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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