Study at Hood CollegeHood College, established in 1893, was initially known as the Women's College of Frederick, and was rechristened the Hood College in 1914. The campus of the institution is spread across an area of 50 acres. Hood College awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Majors are offered in more than 25 streams of study. In addition, students can choose from certificate programs including the Teaching Certification in Secondary Education, and the Teaching Certification in Special Education.
Hood College's athletics department fields a large number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The teams are nicknamed the Blazers, and they participate in sports including basketball, field hockey, golf, and softball.
Profile of Hood College
The main campus of Hood is in Frederick, MD (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Hood offers degrees up to the Master's degree.
The school offers a wide array of programs of study, compared to other schools of its size. Hood students most commonly major in a field related to science, computer science and engineering, and liberal arts.
The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 490 to 610. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 490 or more.
The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007, Hood had 2, 522 enrolled students.
The school is generally not a school for part-time students. Hood makes available a lot of student housing. Student athletes at the school belong to the Capital Athletic Conference for major sports.
Hood Programs and Degrees
401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
General Phone: (301) 663-3131