Hood College
Frederick, MD, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$24,567
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$13,622
$30k - $48k
$19,432
$48k - $75k
$25,886
$75k - $110k
$27,604
$110k+
$30,848
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$42,300
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$42,300
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,010
Books and Supplies
$1,270
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Aid Per Year
$29,652
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,760
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$24,831
Students receiving state aid
33%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$6,488
Students receiving federal aid
45%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,760
Average Grant & Scholarship By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$39,872
$30k - $48k
$35,449
$48k - $75k
$31,109
$75k - $110k
$25,704
$110k+
$21,146
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$23,361,580
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$4,552,154

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
78%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$9,851
Students receiving federal loans
78%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$6,742
Average Other Loans Per Year
$16,639
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,613
Loan Default Rate
4%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$259

What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
The tuition seems really expensive, but the finacial aid office is great. There are plenty of big scholarships, and they'll bring the price down below your EFC by at least a few thousand.
Katie from Hagerstown, MD
It's very expensive but they give out financial aid and work study. It is a private college and my biggest class was 31 people. You get plenty of one on one time with teacher, and free tutoring.
Jillian from Germantown, MD
The price is high, but so are many other colleges now a days. If you get involved and take advantage of your studies, then it is definitely worth it.
Megan from Baltimore, MD
Tuition, fees, and meal plans consistent with a public, state school with many scholarship opportunities and on campus employment available.
OLIVIA from Pompton Plains, NJ
You will have to spend quite a bit out of pocket first year, but once you get your foot in the door you will be good to go and on your way to getting a degree and fulfilling your dreams.
Cory from Seven Valleys, PA
Tuition seems really expensive, but there are a lot of grants and scholarships that help out and financial aid will really help to lower your expenses to a much lower price.
Augusta from Mechanicsburg, PA

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