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Frederick, Maryland

Hood Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Hood College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.1%
Admission Difficulty for Hood College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Hood and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,161 out of 1,431 applicants were admitted making Hood College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Hood College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% 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
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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
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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
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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 #8 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.52 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Hood accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hood College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 840 591 1,431
Accepted 694 467 1,161
Acceptance Rate 83% 79% 81%
Enrolled 143 113 256
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 24% 22%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 15, 2019.

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.