71%

Acceptance Rate

$29,652

Avg.Financial Aid

002076

FAFSA Code

About Hood College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,005

Website

www.hood.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Hood College, which is located in Frederick, Maryland is a private university. Hood College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At HC around 57% are white, 17% are Black or African American, and 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 63% of the students are females and 37% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Kelly M. Schulz, David Gallaher, Sophie Kerr, and Beverly Byron. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 205 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

401 Rosemont Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3016633131
Fax: 3016963790
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Hood College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

71%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Hood College is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Hood College. It is a non-refundable amount. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Hood College, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701. They can also call them at (301) 663-3131.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,149

Average Annual Cost

$38,910

Books And Supplies

$1,226

Other Fees

$582

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,700

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,168

Total One Year Cost

$56,586

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to HC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $58,043. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($41,060), books and supplies ($1,248), room and boarding ($12,880), and budget for other expenses ($3,262). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

39%

Male Professors

61%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

43 Graduates

Psychology, General

22 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

19 Graduates

Computer Science

19 Graduates

Social Work

17 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

17 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Mathematics

15 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

11 Graduates

Economics

11 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

11 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

History

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

5 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

5 Graduates

International/Global Studies

4 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,092

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

3% Unknown

18% Black

11% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

42%

Out Of State

57%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$78,950 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 85% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

85%

Undergrads in College Housing

52%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,100/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,100/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Blaze

School Colors

navy and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

154

Total Female Athletes

122

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,880 per year. Hood College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HC costs around $6,100 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At HC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 37% and 63%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,250

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,652

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,760

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,488

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,831

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$39,872

$30K - $48K

$35,449

$48K - $75K

$31,109

$75K - $110K

$25,704

> $110K

$21,146

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,552,154

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at HC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Hood College is around $26,188 and the federal grant is $5,695. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,549, while the institutional aid is $26,188. At HC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $4,552,154 per year.

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