Hood College: Review & Facts

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Hood College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,290 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1893 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Frederick, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
Several-month certificate, 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 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Computer Science, Business, Management, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
75%
Fair
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.

Hood College student retention rate is fair at 75% (close to Maryland average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hood College is average: 67%. Around 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hood College is good - 11:1. Find out more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,300
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $34,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Hood College beyond tuition are about $600; which comes to $35,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,636 applications were submitted and 1,286 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
$6,200
Medium
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
D
Unsafe
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 $6,200 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 relatively dangerous 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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