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What Makes Us Special

About Hood College

Founded in 1893 in Frederick, Maryland, Hood College is a coeducational, independent, liberal arts college. Hood offers 32 bachelor’s degrees, 29 concentrations, 50 minors, and pre-professional preparation in medicine, veterinary science, dentistry and law. With small class sizes, students receive individual attention from supportive faculty. Students are within walking distance of shops, restaurants and a vibrant downtown. Our proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore and the I-270 technology corridor provides countless internship and research opportunities.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Mathematics480-640
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510-630

* Test Optional

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.34

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 63%
Men 37%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 71%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2018-19  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$35,237

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 10:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 93%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 265 93 0 0 358

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