Hood College prepares students to excel in meeting the personal, professional and global challenges of the future. Hood is committed to the integration of the liberal arts, the professions and technology, to the exploration of values, a sense of community and to the preparation of students for lives of responsibility, leadership and service.

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


If you are currently a high school student studying in the United States, you will be applying as a first-year applicant to Hood College.


If you have earned college credits after graduating from high school, you will apply to Hood College as a transfer student.

Visit us

There's no better way to get to know Hood College than in person. From your very first "Hood Hello", to seeing our beautiful campus, feeling the energy of students and faculty, and exploring Frederick, you'll know if this is the place for you. See all of our visit and event opportunities at www.hood.edu/visit.

Admissions office

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School location

Office of Undergraduate Admission, 401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 922-1599