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Rank Ranking
#3233 of 14,131 In the World
#943 of 2,597 In North America
#874 of 2,496 In the United States
#21 of 34 In Maryland
#604 of 1,044 For Social Work
#2393 of 3,654 For Psychology
#2616 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
#3709 of 4,739 For Medicine

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,775 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,187
Graduates
855
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.hood.edu

Hood College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 66% 75%
Applicants 3,425 1,279 2,146
Admissions 2,443 838 1,605
Freshmen enrolled full time 293 102 191

896 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

222 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
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 by race or ethnicity

White 1235 (60%)
Black or African American 327 (16%)
Hispanic 191 (9%)
Two or more races 92 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 91 (4%)
Asian 71 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 32 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,775/year
Average aid awarded
$32,988
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,219
$30-48K $18,234
$48-75K $24,167
$75-110K $26,834
$110K+ $31,485

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $41,680$8,820
Tuition in-state $41,680$8,820
Tuition out-of-state $41,680$8,820
Fee in-district $620$250
Fee in-state $620$250
Fee out-of-state $620$250

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 870
Combined charge for room and board $13,010
Room charge $6,600
Meal charge $6,410

Hood College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 35 28
Biomedical Sciences, General 26
Computer and Information Sciences, General 24
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 20
Curriculum and Instruction 20
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 20
Computer Science 11 8
Social Work 17
Psychology, General 16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 14
Communication and Media Studies, Other 14
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 14
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 14
Environmental Biology 12
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 12
Organizational Leadership 11
Bioinformatics 10
English Language and Literature, General 9
Public Relations & Image Management 9
Special Education and Teaching, Other 9
Reading Teacher Education 8
Sociology, General 7
Mathematics, General 7
Mathematics Teacher Education 7
History, General 6
Art & Art Studies, General 6
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 6
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, Other 5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4
Accounting 4
Biochemistry 4
International & Globalization Studies 4
Political Science and Government, General 3
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 3
Environmental Studies 2
Chemistry, General 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
French Language and Literature 1
Computational Science 1
German Language and Literature 1
Philosophy 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 1
Grand Total 222 221 11
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 61% 53% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
442
Citations
9,753

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
138 / 3,086
Psychology
97 / 2,349
Medicine
70 / 1,827
Biology
70 / 2,651
Computer Science
69 / 578
Business
51 / 1,034
Environmental Science
38 / 1,058
Political Science
33 / 440
Art & Design
31 / 111
Sociology
31 / 1,080
Social Psychology
28 / 984
Economics
28 / 1,563
Mathematics
21 / 155
Engineering
21 / 198
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
21 / 287
Ecology
20 / 810
Chemistry
19 / 501
Clinical Psychology
18 / 448
Child Psychology
17 / 605
History
16 / 34
Math Teachers
16 / 107
Education Majors
15 / 200
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
14 / 109
Demography
14 / 565
Geography and Cartography
13 / 226
Law
12 / 94
Creative Writing
12 / 47
Social Work
12 / 343
Public Policy / Administration
11 / 47
Cognitive Science
10 / 110
Classics and Ancient History
10 / 15
Gender Studies
9 / 266
Development Studies
9 / 776
Political Economy
9 / 946
Entrepreneurship
9 / 10
Nursing
8 / 81
Zoology
7 / 183
Health Science
7 / 444
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 791
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
7 / 3

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 9
1992 2 17
1993 4 22
1994 9 22
1995 5 24
1996 5 56
1997 6 60
1998 13 88
1999 8 88
2000 9 100
2001 14 130
2002 9 129
2003 6 181
2004 15 193
2005 6 172
2006 12 263
2007 5 259
2008 17 335
2009 17 475
2010 15 509
2011 32 603
2012 21 614
2013 25 705
2014 30 814
2015 37 719
2016 26 700
2017 14 600
2018 31 704
2019 36 719
2020 24 869
2021 28 917

Hood College alumni

  1. Greta Zimmer Friedman

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

    Greta Zimmer 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 53)
    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. She served 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 is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Maryland in 2022.

  4. Beverly Byron

    Beverly Byron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    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.

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 293
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
Fax +1 (301) 696 7653

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