Hood College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Hood College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,425 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1893 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Frederick, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Hood College.

Hood College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Biology, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
Hood College student retention rate is fair at 77% (above Maryland average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Hood College is good: 70%. Around 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hood College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,400
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $31,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Hood College beyond tuition are about $500; which comes to $32,400 per year.

Read the details about Hood College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
According to recent data, 1,788 applications were submitted and 1,379 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Hood College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Hood College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hood College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Hood College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, nearly $5,700 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Hood College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Hood College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hood College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701, USA
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