Hood College

Hood College

Hood College - College Transfer Guide

Hood College

Hood College

Hood College - College Transfer Guide

Hood College

Hood College

Hood College - College Transfer Guide

Hood College

Hood College

Hood College - College Transfer Guide

Hood College

Hood College

Hood College - College Transfer Guide

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Hood College

401 Rosemont Ave. Frederick, MD 21701

301-696-3131

hood.edu/transfer 

Hood College is accredited, independent and nonprofit. Founded in 1893 and located in Frederick, Maryland, Hood is rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. With 32 bachelor’s degrees, 19 master’s degrees, two doctorates and 11 post-baccalaureate certificates to choose from, there are numerous options to meet your career goals and spark your passion. Hood has launched innovative new programs, such as sustainability studies and nutrition science, while also expanding business and nursing programs to meet emerging workforce needs. For students pursuing careers as teachers, there are a variety of majors eligible for secondary education certification. 

 

The College is small by design. At Hood, you are more than just a number. The average class size is 15 and the student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1. This allows for individualized attention from professors who are not only experts in their field, but also invested in your success. In striving to make higher education accessible, Hood administers financial aid to 100 percent of full-time students. 

 

Hood is a diverse, close-knit community with a focus on student engagement. There are more than 50 student organizations, including honor societies and student government. Hood hosts more than 300 events annually, from concerts, live theater and guest speakers to crab feasts and barbecues. As an NCAA Division III institution, the Hood College Blazers are comprised of more than 20 athletics programs. 

 

Transfer students can take advantage of a host of benefits: 

  • Transfer Merit Scholarships. 

  • A designated transfer admission counselor and faculty adviser. 

  • Articulation agreements with every community college in Maryland to make transferring even easier and more affordable. 

  • Academic support services, including tutors, career coaches and mental health advocates. 

 

Hood’s proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C., in addition to local partnerships with major organizations like the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, allow for ample internship, networking and research opportunities. The campus is located within walking distance of historic Downtown Frederick, which offers an eclectic selection of restaurants, shops, galleries, parks, farmers markets and other unique attractions. 

 

Applying is fast, easy and free. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis year-round. Contact us today to schedule your visit and learn more. 

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