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Hood at a Glance »

Hood is known for its distinguished faculty, rigorous academics, impressive and diverse students, unparalleled internships, exciting athletics and student life, exceptional graduate school and unbeatable location. Together, they provide a learning environment that prepares students to excel in meeting the personal, professional and global challenges of the future.

The Hood Experience »

Hood students have many options for customizing their academic experience. In addition to discovering their path toward a major, they can add a minor or concentration, study abroad, pursue teaching certification, take on an internship, perform research or apply for Hood’s prestigious Honors Program. They can even create their own major.

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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 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!”

The Career Center »

The career center staff encourages students to take advantage of their services throughout their four years at Hood. From résumé evaluations to mock interviews to volunteer connections to internship and career guidance, the staff helps students discover their passions, explore careers, achieve career goals and create futures.

Study Abroad »

Study abroad goes beyond the classroom and allows students in every discipline the opportunity to expand their understanding the world with firsthand international experiences. Students who study abroad are more prepared to think critically and have a greater understanding of their academic field and the global community.

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.

Success Stories

Our students, professors and alumni have a lot to say about Hood! Learn what it's like to be a part of this lively, close-knit community, where academics take center stage, opportunities for success are in abundance, traditions unite the campus and friendships remain long after graduation.

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Meet Hood's student 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.

Contact Us

Contact a Counselor


(800) 922-1599

(301) 696-3400

(301) 696-3819

Office of Admission, Strawn Cottage
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701