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Facts & Figures


  • 28 major fields of study toward bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees, plus a student-designed major
  • 19 programs of study leading to master’s degrees
  • 10 post-baccalaureate certificate programs 
  • A doctoral program in organizational leadership leading to a doctorate in organizational leadership or doctorate in business administration

Diverse Students

Hood undergraduates hail from 23 states and the District of Columbia and 21 countries; 38 percent of students are either members of under-represented racial or ethnic populations or are from foreign countries.

Total Enrollment

In fall 2018, total enrollment was 2,052 students: 

  • 1,092 undergraduate students 
  • 960 graduate students seeking master’s degrees, certificates or certifications 

Distinguished Faculty

  • 105 dedicated professors ensure a low student-to-teacher ratio, so students receive personal and high-quality attention
  • 93 percent of all full-time faculty hold the doctorate or terminal degree in their field
  • 121 part-time faculty and numerous adjunct instructors who are community scientists and professionals complement the faculty with their expertise

Student-to-Faculty Ratios

  • 10:1 undergraduate; 14:1 graduate
  • Average class size: 14