Located on a 50-acre campus in the historic district of Frederick, Md., Hood College is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college. Hood offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in 27 major fields of study, 14 master's degrees and five certificate programs. Hood is noted for its success in preparing students for careers and professions while providing a broad and rigorous liberal arts education. Hood offers an honors program for selected students and a career development program, and its proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Fort Detrick provides numerous research and internship opportunities. Academic facilities feature a science and technology center with modern science and computing laboratories, an outstanding library and information center, advanced computing laboratories, a child education laboratory, an observatory and an advanced language laboratory. Five stately residence halls and three language residences give students the chance to learn together and create friendships that last a lifetime. Hood's notably small class sizes, extraordinary faculty, outstanding student-to-faculty ratio and an attractive and friendly campus contribute to an exceptional learning experience.
401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD 21701-8575
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Type of Institution: Independent 4-year and Professionally Oriented Graduate School
Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 2,533
Male: 769 Female: 1,764
Full-time: 1,360 Part-time: 1,173
2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $27,700
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $800
Degrees or Awards: Certificates, Bachelor's and Master's
Calendar: Fall semester, spring semester, and summer terms available
Entry Requirements: Strong college preparatory program: 4 units English, 2 units foreign language, 3 units mathematics, 3 units laboratory science, 3 units social science; SAT or ACT. Interview recommended. Average SAT scores for fall 2008 freshmen: 1,069, Average ACT score: 22.
Application Deadlines: Regular decision: February 1. October 1 (notification by 10/15), November 1 (notification by 11/15), December 1 (notification by 12/15)
Title IV Code: 002076