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Hood College

Transfer to Hood College

About Hood College

Hood College is an independent liberal arts college founded in 1893 and located in Frederick, Maryland. It was first founded as a women’s college by the Potomac synod of the reformed church of the United States.

Hood is located in a fantastic college town; students are within walking distance of shops, galleries, restaurants and a vibrant downtown. Our proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore and the I-270 technology corridor provides students countless internship and research opportunities.

At Hood, 33% of the student body self-identify as members of under-represented racial or ethnic populations. Students hail from more than 28 states and more than 21 countries. Hood holds annual events celebrating cultural traditions and develops opportunities for the campus community to participate in initiatives and activities that promote awareness of cultural, social, economics, racial, gender and other forms of diversity in our society.

Hood offers 28 bachelor’s degrees, 25 concentrations, 47 minors, and pre-professional preparation in medicine, veterinary science, dentistry and law.

General transfer information

Hood College will transfer non-traditional credit including:

  • Advanced Placement
  • CLEP
  • Departmental Examinations
  • Foreign Language Placement Examinations
  • GCE General Certificate of Education A-Level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Military Experience 
  • Teacher Academy of Maryland

Transfer partnership

Transfer Alliance

Hood College transfer partnership benefits and eligibility requirements.
CCBC degree Hood College benefits GPA requirement
Any associate degree

Satisfy all of Hood’s general education requirements, with the exception of a second composition course if not already taken.

Full-time students awarded a special CCBC Scholarship in the amount of $500 per semester.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
Any associate degree Admissions agreement benefits plus a Recognition Award: 25% of tuition Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
Any associate degree Admissions agreement benefits plus a Trailblazer Scholarship: 33% of tuition Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Any associate degree Admissions agreement benefits plus a Founder’ Scholarship: 50% of tuition Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5

More transfer scholarships

The following may be awarded in addition to the above merit scholarships:

  • Honors ($2,000) - awarded to students who have been admitted to the Hood College Honors Program.
  • Legacy ($1,000) - awarded to full-time students whose parent, sibling or grandparent received a Hood bachelor's or master's degree.
  • Phi Theta Kappa ($2,000) - awarded to full-time students who have indicated their induction cycle and institution on their Hood application. Please indicate on your application if you have been inducted into PTK.

Students intending to transfer should complete the admission application for Hood following the third semester of their associate degree program. Students should contact the Financial Aid Office at Hood College as soon as possible in regard to college deadlines for financial aid. Students who have completed an associate degree at CCBC are guaranteed admission to Hood. 

Contact Hood College.

Admission & Aid

  • Phone: 301.696.3400
  • Location:
    402 Rosemount Ave.
    Frederick, MD 21701