Hood College is on a 50-acre campus in a suburban setting in Frederick, Maryland, not far from Baltimore and Washington and DC. Hood College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Hood College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Hood College has a thriving Black Student Union (BSU). In fact, more students participate in Black Student Union (BSU) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Hood College include Campus Activities Board (CAB), La Comunidad, Queer Student Union (QSU) and Enactus.
Hood College students' favorite campus traditions are Late Night Breakfast, Spring Fest and Crabfest and Homecoming and Fall Family Weekend.
Hood College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Hood College students live on campus. In 2021, 54% of undergrads at Hood College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 46% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hood College. There are 840 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,182 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 608 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Hood College offers coed housing and .
At Hood College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Hood College:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Basketball||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Hood College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hood College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Hood College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Hood College, take Interstate 70/270 and Rt. 15 to Frederick, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Hood College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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