Chances of getting into Hood College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.4%
Admission Difficulty for Hood College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Hood and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,115 out of 1,562 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 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Hood SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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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

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Hood ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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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

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Hood College. 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 71% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Hood College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 876 686 1,562
Accepted 654 461 1,115
Acceptance Rate 75% 67% 71%
Enrolled 144 95 239
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 21% 21%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
69

Applicants have 69 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Hood before the Aug 15 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hood College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Hood College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

71% 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.