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First-Year Admission »

Admission to Hood College is competitive and offered on the basis of a student’s academic preparation, demonstrated achievement and potential for intellectual and personal growth. But there’s more to college than academics. Schedule a visit to Hood’s beautiful campus to learn more about the academic programs as well as the vibrant social and cultural life.

Transfer Admission »

Hood’s admission counselors make transferring to Hood easy. Students who transfer to Hood from other four-year institutions or from community colleges find Hood is transfer-friendly and affordable. Schedule a visit to tour campus, have your credits evaluated, sit in on classes and meet other Hood students who have found a home on this friendly and welcoming campus.

International Undergraduate Admissions »

Hood welcomes students not only from across the nation but also from around the world to its Maryland campus. Hood’s diverse students bring unique personalities, perspectives and values to the academic, cultural and social aspects of campus life. Undergraduate admission counselors work closely with international students to assist them with their applications for admission.

The Hood Experience »

Through an integration of the liberal arts and the professions, Hood College provides an education that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement.

Visit Campus »

Visiting campus is one of the most important aspects of the college search process. Schedule an interview with an admission counselor; and learn about Hood’s vibrant campus community located in the quaint but lively area of Frederick, Maryland by sitting in on classes, taking a campus tour, meeting with coaches and current students, eating lunch in the dining hall and more. Discover why students are excited about calling Hood College “home!”

Admitted Students »

Take the next steps to becoming a Hood student. Links to registering for orientation, submitting enrollment and housing deposits, applying to living-learning communities and other important enrollment information can be found here. Begin the journey into your future now.

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410 Martha Church Drive
Frederick, MD 21701

Earn Scholarships

Hood College has partnered with Raise.Me, a non-profit backed by the Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation, Facebook and Imagine K12 that awards microscholarships to high schoolers for community service, extracurricular activities and academic achievements.

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Blazer Ambassadors »

Meet Hood's Blazer Ambassadors. This outstanding group of students offer daily campus tours and provide a unique perspective on campus life. Learn why they are "Hood Proud!"

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Best of Hood »

Many of Hood's students, faculty and alumni are doing remarkable things. Find out why they chose Hood and how Hood has helped them achieve their academic and career goals.