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Located in Frederick, Maryland, the Graduate School at Hood College welcomes applications from qualified candidates holding a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least a 2.75 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. GRE or GMAT exams are not required. Students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 may be considered for possible provisional admission.
The Graduate School application process is easy and convenient. Just follow these three steps.
Complete the online graduate school application. To ensure timely review of applications and enrollment, students are encouraged to apply and submit all required supplemental documents by:
- July 15 for fall semester
- Dec. 1 for spring semester (applications will be accepted and considered on a space-available basis after this date)
- May 1 for summer terms
Any applications that become complete after the deadlines may be reviewed on a space- and time-permitting basis. Late applications may be deferred for review for the following semester.
Submit official college transcript(s). Mail official college transcript(s) to The Graduate School at Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701. As a convenience, the transcript request form can be printed and submitted to previous institution(s). Some programs require the submission of transcripts from all institutions attended.
Submit any supplemental application documents to the Graduate School. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and students are notified of admission decisions approximately two weeks after their application file becomes complete.