Hood College

Frederick, MD

Hood College

Frederick, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$42,300

not including housing and food

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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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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1893, Hood College is an independent liberal arts college providing a residential experience for undergraduates as well as a professionally oriented graduate school. Its 50-acre campus is located in Frederick, Maryland—one hour from Washington, DC, and Baltimore.

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $6,600
Food $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 Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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 transferred

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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