Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hood are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Hood College students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 12%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Hood College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hood has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Hood College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Hood College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 713
Women 1,292

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Hood serves a low number of students outside of Maryland, with 57 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hood College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 57%
Out of State 41%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,949 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,005
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.9%
Part time Undergrads 6.1%

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