Hood College

country rank  742
world rank  2354

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University Overview

Established in 1893, Hood College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Frederick (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Hood College (Hood) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Hood College (Hood) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 126 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Hood
Founded 1893
Motto Corde et Mente et Manu
With Heart and Mind and Hand
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick (population range: 50,000-249,999)
21701 Maryland
United States
T +1 (301) 663 3131
F +1 (301) 696 7653

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick 21701-8575
+1 (301) 696 3400
800 922 1599

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant United Church of Christ - www.ucc.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hood College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1922


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019