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Hood College


Located in Maryland, Hood College is a co-educational Institute of liberal arts. The Hood College boasts a total of approximately 936 Graduate students and about 1,185 Undergraduate students. Inaugurated in the year 1893, the Hood College was founded as the Woman's College of Frederick by the Potomac Synod of the Reformed Church of the United States. Again in the year 1897, the Hood College received a 28-acre tract of land for its campus from Margaret Scholl Hood. The Board of Trustees voted to change the name of the college to Hood College in 1912 while recognizing the above mentioned incident. When it was inaugurated, the College was only a women's college and did not admit men until 1971 as computer students. In 2003, the men students began to be admitted on a residential basis, making the college co-educational.

Course Details:

The College offers a total of 27 majors, 23 concentrations and 43 minors approximately. Again, the College offers the majors that lead to the bachelor's degree. The Graduate school of the College offers 14 master's degree programs. Hood College study programs are various as the College offers a number of majors under the following subjects:

  • Law and Society
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education Certification
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Art and Archaeology
  • Biology and Environmental Science
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Communications Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Early Childhood Ed.
  • Economics
  • Elementary/Special Ed.
  • English
  • Environmental Science and Policy
  • History
  • Languages

    Admission Procedures:

    Hood College enrollment can be done online. The College asks the students to submit their application within a fixed deadline with the payment of an application fee that is non refundable. Again the students can also download the printed version of the application form and submit it after successfully filling it. Along with the application form, the College also asks the students to send the School report and Secondary School Counselor Evaluation. For any question regarding the admission in this Institute, the students can call the office of admission at 800 922 1599 or email at the address of

    Accommodation facilities:

    Hood College accommodation is primarily on the campus so that the students do not have to look for off campus housings. The College houses about 700 out of a total of 2000 full time students approximately. There are numerous off campus accommodations such as apartments on rent available that can be also availed by the students.

    Contact Details:

    Hood College
    401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick
    Maryland 21701
    Phone: 301 663 3131