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Hood College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 138 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

67% Women
33% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

Capital Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $31,487)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $31,158)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 15 12 - -
Field Hockey - 17 - -
Golf 7 - Yes -
Lacrosse 35 18 - -
Soccer 20 21 - -
Softball - 18 - -
Swimming 14 13 - -
Tennis 9 8 - -
Track and Field, Indoor 20 15 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 27 18 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 14 14 - -
Volleyball - 12 - -
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.1%
Hispanic 3.7%
Non-resident alien 3.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.4%
Two or more races 1.1%
White/non-Hispanic 74.2%
Percent of students with disability 7%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 12

Notable Alumni

  • Cassandra Walker Pye ('81) , former Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Charlotte Ponticelli ('73) , Deputy Under Secretary for International Affairs with the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Susan Gearey Van Pelt ('79), Vice President of Tiffany and Co.
  • Tina Wells ('02) , CEO/founder of Buzz Marketing Group
  • Laura Lee Miller ('73) , President of Licensing and Marketing for Vera Wang
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Stacey from Columbia, MD
  • 4
  • When I visited Hood college in February, my tour guide showed me three dorm buildings for the students. One was all girls, one was co-ed with girl and boys separated…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Jillian from Germantown, MD
  • I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food is typical school food but they do have specialty bars that are extremely tasty. There is also something called Blazer bucks that you can use to get some even tastier food after or during the cafeteria hours.

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  • 1
  • Miranda
  • I am a current student here

    The food here is horrible. They do not meet student's needs and lack variety.

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  • 3
  • Megan from Baltimore, MD
  • I am a current student here

    The food could be a little better in the dining hall, but you can always find something to eat in there. The only other on campus food places are pricey, but the food quality makes it somewhat worth it. They have a healthier expensive food option and a fast-food type cheaper option.

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  • 3
  • Tabitha from Beaver Springs, PA
  • I am a current student here

    The food is average in my opinion, some weeks the food is great, others it's not. But, there is always a salad bar and soup and generally show chefs who are making different meal options. There are vegan and vegitarian options. Oh and during the weekdays there is always pizza! The Blazer has a grill for fried foods and there is a healthier option bar in there but it is only open until 8pm for the moment.

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  • 3
  • Alaina from Lincoln University, PA
  • I am a current student here

    The Coblentz Dining Hall has a large variety of food: salad and vegetable bar, pizza, deli sandwiches, soups, grill items, vegan bar, made to order pastas and salads, and many sweets in the dessert area to choose from. The hours of operation are from 7 am to 8 pm Yet, they do close for one or two hours during the day to prepare for dinner. During this time the Blazer and the Freshie located in Whitaker Commons are always open until 11pm.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Megan from Baltimore, MD
  • I am a current student here

    There is no Greek life on campus. However, there are honors societies that do community work and some events. Also, some students are trying to start a fraternity.

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  • 0
  • Nicole from MD
  • I am a current student here

    There are no social greek organizations. They are all academic. Greek housing does not exist.

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