HOOD COLLEGE, FREDERICK, MARYLAND - ADMISSION

Frederick, MarylandLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1893Established Year
  2052Enrollment

Hood College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Hood College founded in 1893 is a Liberal Arts college located in Frederick, Maryland. It offers 32 Bachelor’s degrees and 19 Master’s degrees across various academic lines. With an Acceptance Rate of 71% for fall 2018 semester, the college received around 233 fremen enrollments.

Highlights

Application PortalUndergraduates: Freshmen– 2019 Beyond Boundaries Application/ Common Application;
Transfer– Hood College Transfer Application
Graduates: Graduate Admission Portal
Application FeeTotal of 100 USD inclusive of I-20 Processing Fee
Acceptance Rate71%
Retention Rate78%
Graduation Rate66%
Cost of Attendance45,000 USD
Minimum GPAGraduates – 2.75
College Code5296
SAT/ACT ScoreOptional 
English Language Proficiency Test ScoreRecommended to submit Score of TOEFL/IELTS/PTE
GMAT/GRERequired for a few Graduate Courses
Intake SeasonsFall , Spring & Summer
Financial AidScholarships, Loans, Work-Study & International Grants

Hood College Application Deadlines

The admission deadlines for international applicants are as mentioned below:

Applicant TypeTerm/Deadline
UndergraduatesFall – June 15;
Spring – November 15
GraduatesFall – July 21;
Spring – December 1

Hood College International Student Admissions

International Applicants are required to produce additional supporting documents for admissions at Hood College.

Admission Requirements for International Applicants

  • Official Transcripts from Secondary/Post-Secondary Schools attended ( Required to be translated by official Translation services such as World Education Services if the documents are not in English)
  • SAT/ACT Score, optional
  • Minimum GPA
  • GMAT/GRE Score, optional
  • English Language Proficiency Test Score of TOEFL/IELTS/PTE
  • Bank Statements/ Formal Scholarship Notification
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Copy of Passport
  • Additional Writing Samples
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Interview with an admission counselor
  • Resume

English Proficiency Test Score

International applicants from non-native English speaking countries are required to submit proof of English language proficiency. The test scores accepted at the college are TOEFL/IELTS & PTE. The minimum score requirements for admissions are mentioned below:

Exam TypeUndergraduates
TOEFL_iBT79
TOEFL_PBT550
TOEFL_CBT213
IELTS6.5
PTE53

Visa Process for International Students

  • Submit a copy of Passport, Official Bank Statement, Affidavit of Support to receive Form I-20 from the College
  • Pay the SEVIS Fee.
  • Apply for F-1 Visa.
  • Schedule an appointment with the Embassy/Consulate for Visa Interview.

Hood College Undergraduate Admissions

The admission process for bachelors programs at Hood College is similar for all the study areas available. The process and requirements are mentioned below:

How to Apply:2019 Beyond Boundaries Application or through Common Application Portal

Admission requirements:

  • Official Transcripts from Secondary/Post-Secondary Schools attended ( Required to be translated by official Translation services such as World Education Services if the documents are not in English)
  • SAT/ACT Score
  • English Language Proficiency Test Score such as TOEFL/IELTS/PTE
  • Bank Statements/ Formal Scholarship Notification
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Copy of Passport
  • Additional Writing Samples
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Interview with an admission counselor
  • Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Core subject requirements:
    • English, Mathematics: 4 Credits
    • Laboratory/Natural Science & Social Science: 3 Credits
    • Foreign Language: 3 Credits
    • One Academic Elective

Hood College Graduate Admissions

Applicatoin Portal: – Graduate admissions portal

Application Fee: – 100 USD inclusive of I-20 Processing Fee

Hood College offers master’s programs in various academic streams that range from Business Administration to Computer Science. The Table given below illustrates some of the popular courses offered by the College.

CourseAcademic RequirementsEnglish language requirements
Master of Business AdministrationUG degree in Relevant field; CGPA of 3.0; Work Experience; Essay
If GPA is below 3.0, a Resume & 2 LOR is required; No GMAT/GRE required
TOEFL (ibt)-89;
IELTS- 6.5
M.S in Computer ScienceUG degree in Relevant field; CGPA of 2.5; Resume; Work Experience; Essay TOEFL (ibt)-89;
IELTS- 6.5
M.S in Information TechnologyUG degree in Relevant field; CGPA of 2.5; Resume; Work Experience; Essay TOEFL (ibt)-89;
IELTS- 6.5
MS Environmental BiologyUG degree in Relevant field; CGPA of 3.0; Work Experience; Essay
If GPA is below 3.0, a Resume & 2 LOR is required
TOEFL (ibt)-89;
IELTS- 6.5

Other requirements:

  • Official Transcripts from Secondary/Post-Secondary Schools attended ( Required to be translated by official Translation services such as World Education Services if the documents are not in English)
  • Supporting documents for international applicants: English Language Proficiency Test Score such as TOEFL/IELTS/PTE, Bank Statements/ Formal Scholarship Notification, Affidavit of Support, Copy of Passport

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The college considers school records, recommendations, writing, and test scores while evaluating an application. The college carefully considers candidates' talent, abilities, interests, and personal history. While admission is moderately selective, it is also holistic; no one criterion or score determines acceptance.

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