401 Rosemont AvenueFrederick, MD 21701 301-696-3400
http://www.hood.edu admissions@hood.edu
About Hood College
  • Year of Foundation 1893
  • Size of Campus 50 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Church of Christ (historic affiliation)
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,183
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 68%, 32%, 19%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $29,440
  • Room and Board $9,901
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 1,363
Hood College prepares students to excel in meeting the personal, professional and global challenges of the future. Hood is committed to the integration of the liberal arts, the professions and technology, to the exploration of values, a sense of community and to the preparation of students for lives of responsibility, leadership and service. Hood College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680. The Hood Social Work program carries specialized accreditation by the Council of Social Work Education. The Hood Education Department’s initial teacher certification and master’s degree programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Club, La Union Latina, National Model United Nations, French House, German House, Spanish House
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministry, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Union, Muslim Student Association
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Eta Mu Pi, Ionic Society, Kappa Omicron Phi, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Phi Omega
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Strawberry Breakfast, Spring Parties Weekend, Speaker Series, Give Your Heart to Hood Day, Junior Ring Dance, Handel's Messiah performed with the U. S. Naval Academy, Margaret Hood Ball, NeighborHOOD Fest
  • Setting Urban
  • Distance to nearest train Washington, D.C. (54)
  • Distance to nearest bus Frederick (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Washington, D.C. (52), Baltimore, MD (53)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), women's dorms (20%), special housing for disabled students (0%), other housing options (5%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 14%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 13%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 85%
  • Number of students using college housing 53%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 207,285
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Academic facilities feature a new student center, an outstanding library and information center, advanced computing laboratories, a newly renovated child education laboratory, an observatory and state-of-the-art science and language laboratories. Five sta
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 457
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 8
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 738,716
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,200
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,313
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 6
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities B. Floyd Flickinger Collection in the American Studies; Irving M. Landauer Civil War Collection; Sylvia Meagher Papers; Helen Smith Collection; Harold Weisberg Kennedy/King Assassination Archives
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,084
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (McDaniel College)
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 45%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Public School systems; Hospitals; Federal government agencies
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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