Resources › For Students and Parents Hood College in Maryland Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Hood College. Sarah Camp / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 03, 2017 Hood College Admissions Overview: Hood College has an acceptance rate of 71%, making it accessible to students with solid grades and a strong application. To apply, students will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, two letters of recommendation, an essay, and (optional) SAT or ACT scores. Admissions Data (2016): Hood College Acceptance Rate: 71%GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for Hood AdmissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTop Maryland colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers meanTop Maryland colleges ACT comparison Hood College Description: Founded as a women's college in 1893, Hood College today is a co-educational master's-level institution. The school occupies a 50-acre campus in Frederick, Maryland. Baltimore and Washington DC are each about an hour away. Hood students come from 26 states and 24 countries. The college offers 28 bachelor's degree programs and 14 master's programs. Business is the most popular undergraduate major, and Hood academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Hood College Blazers compete in the NCAA Division III Capital Athletic Conference. The school fields 8 men's and 10 women's Division III teams. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,144 (1,174 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female93% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $36,540Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $12,200Other Expenses: $3,100Total Cost: $53,040 Hood College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 68%Average Amount of AidGrants: $25,344Loans: $8,397 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Art, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Arts, Psychology, Special Education Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%Transfer-Out Rate: 24%4-Year Graduation Rate: 50%6-Year Graduation Rate: 65% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Track and Field, Swimming, Tennis, Basketball, Golf, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Swimming, Volleyball, Tennis, Track and Field, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Hood College, You May Also Like These Schools: Towson University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphShepherd University: Profile Washington College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCoppin State University: Profile University of Delaware: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDrexel University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBridgewater College: Profile Howard University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTemple University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphStevenson University: Profile Frostburg State University: Profile American University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Hood College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.hood.edu/about-hood/hood-at-a-glance/index.html "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 and leadership."