Hood College (Hood)

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Hood can be found in Frederick, MD, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 2,200 students are enrolled at Hood.

Roughly 70% of all students which applied were admitted at Hood, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 14% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hood.edu.

Overall Hood Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Hood College was reported as 65.3% in Fall 2020 with over 3,510 applications submitted to Hood. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hood College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.5%
  • 2017-2018: 81.1%
  • 2018-2019: 71.4%
  • 2019-2020: 65.3%
  • Projected Hood Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 65.7%

How Does Hood Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hood is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount St Mary's University74.8%
Shepherd University96.3%
McDaniel College91.8%
Gettysburg College48.1%
Washington Adventist University58.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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