Hood is a private college located in Frederick, Maryland. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,090 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Hood acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Business Administration and Management, Psychology, and Communications. Graduating 65% of students, Hood alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,200.
Hood College Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses
Most Popular Majors
Business Administration and Management43 Graduates
Computer Science19 Graduates
Social Work and Youth Services17 Graduates
Special Education and Teaching17 Graduates
Mathematics & Statistics15 Graduates
Political Science and Government14 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responsesReport
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.23 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.42 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.16 responses
Hood College Reviews
I love this college! I made so many friends my first year, and I regularly found myself walking around campus to attend events with my peers. I see a lot of people complain that there isn't anything to do here, but there IS, you just have to read the weekly emails to see the huge list of all available activities (which many students never do). The academics and professors are also top-notch, and I always received the guidance I needed when I asked for help.
The scenery is old fashioned and kind of boring. It’s a very small school, so you get to know everyone quickly. The food was nasty on most days! The student body was very informative about events and clubs that were available for us.
What I like about Hood College is how helpful the professors are. Since majority of the class sizes don't reach over 25 students, it's easy to build relationships with fellow classmates and gain connections with the professor. They also provide a vast amount of resources to students and are extremely helpful with getting internships and job opportunities.