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Private 4 Year

Hood Admission Requirements

Frederick, Maryland

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Chances of getting into Hood College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.3%
Admission Difficulty for Hood College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Hood and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,295 out of 3,513 applicants were admitted making Hood a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Hood College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Hood College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Hood SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Hood College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Hood College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Hood ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Hood College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Hood College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Hood GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.52
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Hood College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Hood. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hood College was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hood accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hood College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 39% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

77% of Hood College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Hood College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Hood College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,059 1,454 3,513
Accepted 1,396 899 2,295
Acceptance Rate 68% 62% 65%
Enrolled 209 111 320
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 12% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Hood College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hood College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Hood College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hood College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162760 IPEDS survey data for Hood College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Hood College?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Hood. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.