Welcome! The process of deciding on a college shouldn't be taken lightly, and we commend you for doing some online research. We're also glad you're interested in learning more about Hood College.
As you browse this Web site, you'll read more about what Hood has to offer—advantages such as small class sizes, challenging academic programs (including an award-winning honors program), outstanding faculty who focus on teaching undergraduates, and research and internship opportunities. You'll also read about our generous financial aid, focused post-graduation preparation and vibrant campus life.
As part of your research, we also encourage you to visit Hood College, because some of Hood's assets can't be conveyed online: namely, our beautiful campus and our friendly, unpretentious student body. During a visit, you'll get a feel for what life here is like. From the moment you step onto the wide green lawns and hear a warm "hello" from a perfect stranger, you'll know that this is a welcoming and close-knit community—one you just might decide to join.