International Students

Students from more than 25 nations contribute to a rich cultural diversity and dynamic fusion of perspectives.

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"Hood College is not only a place to get an education, but also a place to share your culture in a diverse environment."   

- Mohammed Aljumaiah, Management Information Systems
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Cost of Attendance

At Hood, we understand the cost of pursuing an advanced degree can be expensive.  We have done our best over the years to keep costs down and make education affordable.  We offer some of the lowest prices for a graduate degree in Maryland while improving the delivery of our education and the student's experience in the classroom

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Exceptional Opportunities

Hood College is in the "Regional University North" category and "Best Value Schools" by US News and World Report. Students from over 25 countries are currently pursuing their education at Hood College. 

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Scholarly knowledge, professional skills

Hood’s master’s level degree programs help students from around the world develop deep intellectual understanding and apply their knowledge to real world scenarios to give them the edge in their choice of professions. Internships, labs, linkages to business and industry enable students to gain practical experience and make valuable partnerships beyond the classroom. 

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Life in Frederick, Maryland

The city of Frederick offers a balanced and thriving economy, a highly educated workforce, and a quality of life that is nothing short of enviable.

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Student Testimonials

International graduate students Okuneye Oluwadamilola, Minghua Liu, Samjhana Basnet, Arzu Ozcan, Bukola Raji and Shikha Gupta describe their experiences as students of the Graduate School at Hood College.

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Hood College Celebrated Computer Science Education Week 2018

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology Faculty Graduate Student

This past December, Hood College’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology celebrated Computer Science Education Week by participating in the national Hour of Code initiative.

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  • International Students
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  • Student Engagement
  • Math & Computer Sciences
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Diwali Celebration at Hood College

Diwali at Hood College

Rinka Chatterjee Faculty Graduate Student Staff Undergraduate Student

Hood College celebrated Diwali, the festival of light, putting international students in great spirits.

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Saudi Day

Hood Celebrates Saudi National Day

Ibrahim Alomani Graduate Student

Hood College recently celebrated the 88th Saudi National Day.

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  • International Students
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