1,128
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,186
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
1161/1431
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Hood College is a Comprehensive institution located in Frederick, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD  21701
United States
Contact William Brown
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admission@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3400
Fax: 301-696-3819

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,431
Applied
1,161
Accepted
1,128
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

840
Females Applied
Not Reported
Females Accepted
0%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

591
Males Applied
Not Reported
Males Accepted
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,910
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Fees

582
Full-time student fees
12,700
Room & board
6,600
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

29,186
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,632
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,773
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,553
Avg. Loan Aid
16,993
Avg. Grant Aid
25,391
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,128
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.64%
Black or African American 16.76%
White or Caucasian 57.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 2.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 5.94%
Other 4.08%

Gender

Male (38.48%)
Female (61.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Policies for Dollars, May Madness/Crabfest and Messiah Holiday Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black Student Union (BSU), Campus Activities Board (CAB), International Club, Queer Student Union (QSU) and Enactus

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

248
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 105
Part-time - 143
Male - 103
Female - 145