Hood College: Statistics

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#3453 of 14,131 In the World
#987 of 2,597 In North America
#919 of 2,496 In the United States
#20 of 34 In Maryland
#456 of 1,044 For Social Work
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Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
77%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,755 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,217
Graduates
878
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.hood.edu

Hood College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Hood College has an acceptance rate of 77% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 71% 80%
Applicants 3,192 1,250 1,942
Admissions 2,451 890 1,561
Freshmen enrolled full time 323 121 202
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

187 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

348 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 1252 (60%)
Black or African American 328 (16%)
Hispanic 194 (9%)
Two or more races 108 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 93 (4%)
Asian 78 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 41 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Hood College is $23,755 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$23,755/year
Average aid awarded
$32,724
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $13,920
$30-48K $16,205
$48-75K $19,707
$75-110K $24,711
$110K+ $29,359

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $42,510$8,820
Tuition in-state $42,510$8,820
Tuition out-of-state $42,510$8,820
Fee in-district $630$260
Fee in-state $630$260
Fee out-of-state $630$260

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 870
Combined charge for room and board $13,200
Room charge $6,600
Meal charge $6,600

Hood College majors

Hood College has granted 243 bachelor's degrees across 25 programs, 201 master's across 17 programs, and 7 doctorate degrees in Organizational Leadership. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Hood College.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 39 22
Biomedical Sciences, General 29
Computer Science 17 10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 26
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 17
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 16
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 15
Curriculum and Instruction 15
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 14
English Language and Literature, General 14
Psychology, General 13
Special Education and Teaching, Other 13
Computer and Information Sciences, General 12
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 11
Environmental Biology 11
History, General 11
Mathematics, General 11
Political Science and Government, General 11
Social Work 9
Communication and Media Studies, Other 8
Public Relations & Image Management 8
Art & Art Studies, General 7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, Other 7
Organizational Leadership 7
Sociology, General 7
Accounting 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 6
Bioinformatics 5
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 5
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 4
International & Globalization Studies 4
Biochemistry 3
Economics, General 3
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Environmental Studies 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 2
Music, General 1
Philosophy 1
Grand Total 243 201 7

Hood College has a graduation rate of 66%, which is among the 29% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 66% 62% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

Publications & Citations

Hood College has published 672 scientific papers with 9,490 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Medicine, Political Science, Computer Science, Sociology, Psychology, Law, and Philosophy.

Publications
672
Citations
9,490

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
416 / 5,233
Biology
293 / 6,522
Environmental Science
266 / 4,898
Medicine
256 / 4,804
Political Science
248 / 2,595
Computer Science
242 / 3,069
Sociology
235 / 3,029
Psychology
231 / 3,167
Law
230 / 2,470
Philosophy
211 / 2,815
Engineering
196 / 2,211
Physics
195 / 1,984
Chemistry
183 / 3,920
Ecology
141 / 3,720
Business
140 / 1,863
History
137 / 1,219
Mathematics
134 / 2,286
Geography and Cartography
130 / 1,770
Economics
124 / 1,524
Geology
121 / 2,780
Quantum and Particle physics
119 / 1,216
Genetics
118 / 3,422
Biochemistry
114 / 2,920
Linguistics
101 / 1,829
Psychiatry
101 / 1,998
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
99 / 1,564
Archaeology
95 / 1,187
Paleontology
94 / 2,232
Botany
92 / 1,701
Art & Design
86 / 770
Social Psychology
86 / 1,312
Statistics
86 / 1,890
Organic Chemistry
85 / 1,350
Development Studies
73 / 1,076
Pathology
69 / 1,874
Management
65 / 1,052
Machine Learning
58 / 544
Cognitive Science
57 / 615
Child Psychology
54 / 999
Materials Science
53 / 674

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 9
1991 4 8
1992 5 12
1993 6 39
1994 15 40
1995 6 77
1996 7 68
1997 6 68
1998 17 95
1999 10 96
2000 8 102
2001 19 108
2002 9 117
2003 6 139
2004 19 121
2005 10 114
2006 14 171
2007 4 166
2008 17 215
2009 16 300
2010 13 315
2011 32 366
2012 26 392
2013 26 440
2014 31 511
2015 36 489
2016 27 488
2017 17 415
2018 35 525
2019 41 567
2020 27 707
2021 36 905
2022 43 770
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Hood College alumni

  1. Greta Zimmer Friedman

    Greta Zimmer Friedman
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1924-2016 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    designerrestorerdental assistantpainter
    Biography

    Greta Friedman was an Austrian-born American who was photographed being grabbed and kissed by Navy sailor George Mendonsa (1923–2019) in the iconic V-J Day in Times Square photograph of 1945 by Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. For decades the photograph was misattributed in popular culture as being that of a nurse, however, Friedman was wearing a white uniform because she was a dental assistant.

  2. Claire McCardell

    Claire McCardell
    Years
    1905-1958 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    designerfashion designer
    Biography

    Claire McCardell was an American fashion designer of ready-to-wear clothing in the twentieth century. She is credited with the creation of American sportswear.

  3. Kelly M. Schulz

    Kelly M. Schulz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kelly M. Schulz is an American politician who served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce from January 2019 to January 2022 and earlier as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. She served in the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 4A, Frederick County, Maryland. She ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for Governor of Maryland in 2022, losing to state delegate Dan Cox.

  4. Beverly Byron

    Beverly Byron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Beverly Barton Butcher Byron is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the U.S. Congresswoman representing the 6th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1993.

All 10 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names Hood
Founded 1893
Motto Corde et Mente et Manu
With Heart and Mind and Hand
Colors blue, gray
Academic calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 298
Carnegie classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and contacts

Address 401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, Maryland, 21701
United States
City population 78,000
Phone 3016633131

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