Steps to complete your Hood Graduate School Application
Step 1. Complete and submit the graduate application form
Complete the Hood College Graduate School online application form. Please review the Program Requirements webpage to see which program-specific documents to upload to your application.
- Step 2. Request your course-by-course transcript evaluation
For international applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside of the United States, Hood College requires official course-by-course transcripts evaluations from NACES or AICE to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Step 3. Submit your English Language Test
International applicants whose bachelor's or master's degrees were NOT earned in one of the English-language speaking countries listed below must submit an official English language test report from Duolingo, TOEFL or IELTS even if their language of instruction was in English. Please note, test scores must be no more than one year old.
- Unites States
- United Kingdom
- New Zealand
Once you complete the online application, please submit your non-refundable $100 application fee. Please note: there is no application. fee waiver.
- Step 5. After application submission
Graduate applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Students are notified of admission decisions within 48 hours (about 2 days) of their application submission. If you are admitted, you will be issued an electronic letter of acceptance that will contain information about the following:
- Foundation classes that you are required to take or were waived for you
- Your adviser's name and email address
- Instructions for filling out the I-20 form
- A letter from the registrar's office that will guide you through the registration process
Once you are officially admitted, we recommend you start the I-20 and visa process as soon as possible. You will need your financial documents, affidavit of support and passport to begin this process. Please review the Tuition & Fees webpage in order to prepare you and your family for the cost of education.
For more information about class registration, orientations, housing & further support, please visit our Admitted Graduate Student website.
Please note that the counseling and doctoral programs have separate deadlines (check program webpages for specific application deadline dates).
Fall (August) application deadline
Spring (January) application deadline
Summer I (May) application deadline
Summer II (June) application deadline
The Graduate School at Hood College makes the application process is easy and convenient. For questions, please email email@example.com. call 001-301-696-3600 or text us via WhatsApp at +1 2406514015.