Tuition & Fees 2022-23

Full-time Student Cost per Semester

Tuition (12 to 18.5 credit hours)$21,900
Comprehensive fee$350
Room - shared$3,400
Room - single$3,930
Semi Suite$4,330
Board - All access meal plan$3,400
Board - 10-meal plan$3,050
Board - commuter meal plan$940

Students wishing to enroll for more than 18.5 credits must obtain permission from the committee on academic standards and policies and will be charged additional tuition on the per credit hour basis for credits more than 18.5.

Part-time Students

Tuition per credit$1,300
1/2 Credit$650
Tuition audit per credit$600
Comprehensive fee per semester- Fall, Spring$210
Dual Enrollment per credit$195
Winter term tuition per credit$550
Summer term tuition per credit$550
Comprehensive fee Winter, Summer$140

Comprehensive fee

The comprehensive fee covers student engagement and technology and communications access.

Medical insurance

Domestic students can obtain health insurance through the health care exchanges established pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. Information on the Maryland Health Insurance Exchange can be found at

As required by law, all full-time international students must have adequate medical insurance coverage, either through an overseas student insurance plan or other international student insurance plan. Information on some options available can be obtained from the accounting office or the office of multicultural affairs and international student programs. Proof of coverage must be provided by Aug. 15.

Reading Clinic

Screening fee$120

Special course fees

There are additional charges for those courses requiring field trips, laboratory materials, equipment and supplies. These charges are subject to change without prior notice.


Departmental challenge exam$230

For more information about the cost of attending Hood College see cost of attendance.

Tuition per credit

General Cluster$500
Business Cluster$650
Biomedical Science Program$625
Computing Cluster$610
Health Cluster$745
Doctorate of organizational leadership$995
Doctorate of business administration$1,100
Renewal Not Retirement (RNR)- per class$100

Comprehensive fee per term

Non-doctoral: Fall, Spring$135
Non-doctoral: Summer, Winter $80

Comprehensive fee

The comprehensive fee covers student engagement and technology and communications access.

General Cluster ($500/cred)

  • Ceramics (C, M.A., MFA)
  • Humanities
  • Environmental Biology
  • GIS (C)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Behavior
  • Thanatology (C)
  • Humanities
  • Math Education (C, M.S.)
  • Math Instructional Leadership
  • Education, Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educational Leadership (C & M.S.)
  • Elementary STEM Education (C)
  • Reading Specialization

Biomedical Science Program ($625/cred)

Computing Cluster ($610/cred)

  • Bioinformatics (C, M.S.)
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity (C, M.S.)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)

Business Cluster ($650/cred)

  • Accounting (C)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Finance Management (C)
  • Organizational Management (C)
  • Project Management (C)

Health Cluster ($745/cred)(two specialties/tracks)

  • Counseling (M.S.)
  • Trauma, Crisis, Grief & Loss (Certificate)
  • Nutrition (M.S.)

Doctoral Cluster

  • Business Administration, $1,100 per credit
  • Organizational Leadership, $995 per credit


Other charges and fees

Late fees and fines

Late tuition payment2 percent of unpaid balance at end of each month Monthly late fee not to exceed $250
I.D./access card replacement (resident)$30
I.D./Access card replacement (commuter/graduate)$15
Replace room key and lock$100
Room access fee$15
Parking in handicapped zone$55
Parking in fire lane$30
Parking in improper parking$25
Parking in loading zone$25
Parking in no parking zone$25
Parking on grass$25

Applied music

Hood students taking music lessons for credit:

1/2-hour lesson per week for semester$320
One hour lesson per week for semester$645
Practice hour fee per 30 minutes$55

Non-Hood students taking music lessons in the preparatory music program, please visit for information on the program, fees and registration instructions.

For more information about the cost of attending Hood College see cost of attendance.