Hood College is on a 50-acre campus in the suburban setting of Frederick, Maryland, not far from Baltimore and Washington and DC.
Hood College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Hood College does not have fraternities or sororities.
This table offers information on housing at Hood College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||60%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||840|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||724|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||40%|
Hood College offers on-campus 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 2022, 60% of undergrads at Hood College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hood College. There are 840 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,217 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 724 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Hood College offers coed housing.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit 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.
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