Transfer Admission

Students transfer to Hood College for many reasons. Some plan from the start to begin their academic careers at a community college, some change their major or career goals, and others discover their first college choice wasn't quite right and they feel Hood would be a better fit. Whatever the reason for considering a transfer, Hood welcomes students to obtain an education that integrates the liberal arts and professional career preparation. 

How to Apply

Admission to Hood College is offered on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated commitment to personal development and potential for intellectual growth.

The links below connect to the online application for students who wish to transfer to Hood. It is suggested that applicants reserve 30 minutes to complete the application.

  • Apply online
  • Submit official college transcripts from each college or university previously attended. Hood College does accept electronic transcripts. 

Note: Those who are transferring to Hood with fewer than 24 transferable credits, Hood also requests that an official copy of a high school transcript be sent to Hood.

  • Those who plan to apply for financial aid, please complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Hood recommends the use of the online application at Hood College‚Äôs FAFSA code number is 002076. Please remember that it is necessary to request the personal pin number prior to completing the FAFSA at  

Applicants will be notified of the admission decision within three weeks following the completion of the application process.

Visit Us

Visiting Hood and spending time on the campus is the best way to get a feel for what campus life is like and for students to determine how they can benefit by completing their studies here. Interested students can schedule a personal visit to discuss their educational plans and get answers to all of their questions. Please feel free to call or email us to talk more about what Hood College has to offer.


Whitney Yount

Admission Counselor

Phone number: 301-696-3241
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