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How to Apply

Admission to Hood College is offered on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated commitment to personal development and potential for intellectual growth.

The links below connects to the online application for students who wish to transfer to Hood. It is suggested that applicants reserve 30 minutes to complete the application.

Before submitting the online application, be sure to print a copy.

  • Apply online (application fee is waived) or download and complete the transfer application
  • Submit official college transcripts from each college or university previously attended. For the applicant's convenience, Hood offer a transcript request form to aid applicants with the process. 

Note: Those who are transferring to Hood with fewer than 24 transferable credits, Hood also requests that an official copy of a high school transcript be sent to Hood. For those who have graduated within the past three years, Hood College also requires the submission of official SAT and/or ACT scores.

  • Those who plan to apply for financial aid, please complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Hood recommends the use of the online application at Hood College‚Äôs FAFSA code number is 002076. Please remember that it is necessary to request the personal pin number prior to completing the FAFSA at  

Applicants will be notified of the admission decision within two to three weeks following the completion of the application process.

International students should also submit the Hood College transfer international application.

Any problems, questions or comments, should be directed to the Office of Admission at 800-922-1599 or 301-696-3400 or email the admission office.