Tuition & Fees

$41,060

$41,060

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
37%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
44%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
13%
24-29
39%
18-23
26%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
39%
12-17
35%
30-36
13%
24-29
26%
18-23
35%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,115
Declined + 447
Total Received 1,562
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Private (nonprofit)

1,092

undergraduate students

960

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5296
ACT 1702

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,052
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Frederick, MD

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.

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
yes
Students are 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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
37%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
44%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
13%
24-29
39%
18-23
26%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
39%
12-17
35%
30-36
13%
24-29
26%
18-23
35%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

William J. Brown Jr.
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 922-1599
F: 301 696-3819
admission@hood.edu

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,926

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,460
Room $6,600
Board $1,730
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,248
Total $50,638
Average Financial Aid - $31,926
Total with Avg. Aid $18,712
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Melena Verity
Director of Financial Aid
verity@hood.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Susan Kolb (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jennie Bowker (women's)
Head Athletic Trainer/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Blaze
School colors
navy and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Arabic/Middle Eastern Studies
Art/Archaeology
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computational Sciences
Computer Science
Counseling
Curriculum/Instruction
Cybersecurity
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary/Special Education
English
Environmental Biology
Environmental Science/Policy
French
German
Global Studies
History
Humanities
Information Technology
Integrated Marketing Communication
Inter-Departmental Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Behavior
Latin American Studies
Law/Criminal Justice
Management Information Systems
Math Instructional Leadership
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Education
Religion
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
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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

2,052

total students

73%

in-state

27%

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
18%
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
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Travis Eichelberger
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
301 696-3400
international@hood.edu

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