International Students

Students from more than 30 countries contribute to a rich cultural diversity and dynamic fusion of perspectives at Hood College.

Ahmed Alghamdi

"Hood College is more than just getting a degree. It is a great path to expand your knowledge, find excellent opportunities, develop your interpersonal skills, and build a valuable network."

- Ahmed Alghamdi, M.S. Management Information Systems
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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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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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Hood College in India

Christian DiGregorio, Graduate School Admissions Director, represented Hood College in India in April 2019.

Ivana Shuck

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Ivana Shuck, M.B.A Student Alumni Graduate School Graduate Student

"Hood College faculty are always keeping up with the most current technologies and happenings in the world and their 'real-life examples' approach is a part of each class"

  • Academics
  • International Students
  • Business
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Hood College Celebrates Inaugural International Education Week

Celebrating Hood Cultural Diversity Faculty Graduate School Graduate Student Military Staff Undergraduate Student

Hood College celebrated its inaugural International Education Week (IEW) during the week of November 18 - 22, 2019.

  • International Students
  • Language & International Studies
  • Student Life
  • Student Engagement
Maryam Faiz

Meet Alumna Maryam Faiz | information technology M.S.'16

Maryam Faiz, M.S. information technology Alumni Graduate School Graduate Student

"The classes in information technology I took at Hood College prepared me to perform my current day-to-day work assignments with confidence and expertise"

  • Academics
  • International Students
  • Math & Computer Sciences