Hood College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

401 Rosemont Avenue

Frederick, MD 21701-8575

(301) 696-3400

(800) 922-1599

Fax: (301) 696-3819



Contact: David Adams

Director of Admissions
Main Address

401 Rosemont Avenue

Frederick, MD 21701-8575

(301) 663-3131

www.hood.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,449

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 308

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,385

Graduate enrollment: 1,084

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Latin American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art and archaeology B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
French/German B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Hood College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (301) 663-3131
Website: www.hood.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.hood.edu/apply/
Address: 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,005
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,999 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $39,492
Out-of-state Tuition: $39,492
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $29,652

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Hood College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Hood College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 123
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 3211
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 214
Education 326
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 111
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 231
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 321
Grand total 1634201

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Hood College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $39,492
Out-of-state $39,492
Books and supplies $1,226

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $8,780
Out-of-state $8,780

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 254 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 253 99% $29,652
Student loan aid 198 78% $9,851

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,069 95% $25,967
Federal student loans 792 70% $7,466

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Hood College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Hood College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,562 686 876
Percent admitted 100% 67% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 14% 16%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Hood College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,005
Undergraduate enrollment 1,092
Graduate enrollment 913

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Hood College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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