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Hood is a private, independent liberal arts college. Founded in 1893 as a women's college, it became fully co-educational in 2003. Its 50-acre Georgian-style campus is located in downtown Frederick, 40 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.

Website: www.hood.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,092
Undergraduate
Students
(63.1%) 689 Women
(36.9%) 403 Men
960
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 1,562 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.34
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,450
Tuition and Fees
$41,060
Room and Board
$12,880
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$32,979
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,237
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
105
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Frederick Population
66,893
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Baltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
51% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Blazers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
18.1% Black/African-American
11.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.3% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
22.0%
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