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Hood College
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  • 4 Year
  • FREDERICK, MD

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Hood is a private college located in Frederick, Maryland. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,132 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Hood acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 61% of students, Hood alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,500.

About

401 ROSEMONT AVE
FREDERICK, MD 21701
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
MAC Commonwealth Conference

Hood College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Hood Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1160
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$23,775 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$32,988 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    63%
  • On Campus
    36%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,132 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
55
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • The school is what you make it
    43%
  • Fun and Focused
    29%
  • Borderline of reserved and well engaged.
    10%
  • Interesting
    10%
  • Unhappy with their college decision
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
76%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 33 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 52 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • It is what you make it.
    63%
  • Amazing
    25%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Liberal and Horrible
    4%
  • Uncaring
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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