Hood College


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Hood College


  • 45% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$23,655 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


B. Floyd Flickinger Collection in the American Studies; Irving M. Landauer Civil War Collection; Sylvia Meagher Papers; Helen Smith Collection; Harold Weisberg Kennedy/King Assassination Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 207,285 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 457 current serial subscriptions.
  • 738,716 microforms.
  • 5,313 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Academic facilities feature a new student center, an outstanding library and information center, advanced computing laboratories, a newly renovated child education laboratory, an observatory and state-of-the-art science and language laboratories. Five stately residence halls and three language houses give students the chance to learn together and create friendships that last a lifetime. Hood recently expanded and renovated its Hodson Science Hall. The new 20 million Hodson Science and Technology Center houses programs in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, environmental studies, physics, mathematics and computer science. New and expanded classroom and laboratory areas allow students to integrate the laboratory and lecture components of their work while permitting the faculty to include students, at all levels, in scientific research.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 252 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 8 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 6 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance


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Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 53% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 14% of housing units are Singles.
  • 85% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 8 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 13% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Strawberry Breakfast, Spring Parties Weekend, Speaker Series, Give Your Heart to Hood Day, Junior Ring Dance, Handel’s Messiah performed with the U. S. Naval Academy, Margaret Hood Ball, NeighborHOOD Fest
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 74 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Eta Mu Pi, Ionic Society, Kappa Omicron Phi, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Phi Omega
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministry, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Union, Muslim Student Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Club, La Union Latina, National Model United Nations, French House, German House, Spanish House
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academic Judicial Council, Amnesty International, Anime Society, Art Club, ARETE Philosophy/Religion Club, Ass. For Computing Machinery, Best Buddies, Big Sibs, Black Student Union, Blazer Radio, Blue & Gray Today, Board of Appeals, Campus Activities Board, Chamber Singers, College Republicans, Commuter Council, Dance Ensemble, Education Club, Environmental Club, Equestrian Club, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Fighting 4 Us, Free Radicals, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Gospel Ensemble, Habitat for Humanity, Haven, Health Professions Career Club, History Honorary Society, Hood African Students Association, Hood Cheerleading, Hood Choir, Hood College Democrats, Hood Dance, Hood College Film Society, Hood Theater, International Club, Intervarsity Christian, Jewish Student Union, Language Houses, La Union Latina, Least Squares Math Club, MD Student Legislature, Model United Nations, Mortar Board, Muslim Student Union, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Lambda, Philosophy Club, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Professional Studies Student Group, PRSSA, Psychology Club, Religion Club, Residential House Councils, Residential Judicial Council, SADD/BACCHUS, SGA, STARs (Admissions Tour Guides), SAAC, Student Athletic Advisory Council, Student Chap. Assoc Women in Math, Student Social Work Organization, Swing Club, Tolerance-Education-Acceptance (TEA), Touchstone, Track Club, Tri Beta, Video Gaming Club, Wind Ensemble, Wisteria (literary magazine)
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Hood Today (bi-weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Washington, D.C. (52), Baltimore, MD (53)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Washington, D.C. (54)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Frederick (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,084
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (McDaniel College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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