Hood College Rankings

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In the World#3101 of 14178
In North America#924 of 2629
In the United States#852 of 2528
In Maryland#21 of 34
In Frederick#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Avg. cost to attend
$24,567 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,126
Graduates
876
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
hood.edu

Hood College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%62%68%
Applicants3,5131,4542,059
Admissions2,2958991,396
Freshmen enrolled full time320111209

18 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14 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

White1226 (61%)
Black or African American283 (14%)
Hispanic191 (10%)
Nonresident Alien104 (5%)
Two or more races86 (4%)
Asian71 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown36 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,567/year
Average aid awarded
$29,885
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,381
$30-48K$15,268
$48-75K$21,527
$75-110K$29,730
$110K+$33,434

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$40,460$8,820
Tuition in-state$40,460$8,820
Tuition out-of-state$40,460$8,820
Fee in-district$600$250
Fee in-state$600$250
Fee out-of-state$600$250

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity663
Combined charge for room and board$12,880
Room charge$6,600
Meal charge$6,280

Hood College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General3334
Computer and Information Sciences, General30
Educational Leadership and Administration, General29
Biomedical Sciences, General25
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse24
Computer Science1013
Psychology, General23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General22
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies19
Curriculum and Instruction18
Public Relations & Image Management12
Special Education and Teaching, Other12
Reading Teacher Education12
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor12
Environmental Biology11
History, General10
Social Work10
Communication and Media Studies, Other10
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9
Biochemistry9
Humanities & Humanistic Studies9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, Other9
English Language and Literature, General8
Environmental Studies8
Mathematics, General8
Accounting7
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics6
Art & Art Studies, General5
Political Science and Government, General4
International & Global Studies4
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance4
Sociology3
French Language and Literature3
Economics, General3
Mathematics Teacher Education3
Bioinformatics3
Chemistry, General2
Spanish Language and Literature1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1
Grand Total260228
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%59%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%

Publications & Citations

Publications
498
Citations
9,880

Publication count by topic

Psychology
99
Biology
68
Computer science
57
Sociology
34
Political science
31
Medicine
28
Chemistry
25
Mathematics
25
Economics
23
Geography
20
History
17
Art
10
Business
9
Engineering
6
Philosophy
5
Environmental science
5
Materials science
2
Physics
2
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1402906
Political science1412422
History153833
Geography1676625
Economics1992573
Business2146521
Psychology21511,790
Philosophy25054
Biology25103,005
Art29022
Geology294170
Computer science3189611
Mathematics4026127
Medicine4131279
Environmental science427836
Chemistry4423235
Engineering443741

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990317
199149
1992217
1993421
1994822
1995523
1996556
1997659
19981290
1999788
20009103
200113127
20029131
20036172
200413180
20056159
200610243
20075242
200817311
200917434
201014472
201128554
201220572
201323668
201427726
201529644
201624632
201716549
201826573
201939615
202024721

General info

Alternative namesHood
Founded1893
WikipediaHood College
MottoCorde et Mente et Manu
With Heart and Mind and Hand
Colorsblue, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff302
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, Maryland, 21701
United States
City population70,000
Phone3016633131
Fax+1 (301) 696 7653

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