Hood College

Frederick, MD

Transfer Agreements

Earn an A.A., A.S. or A.A.T. degree with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA for guaranteed admission if you meet Hood's admission requirements.

Up to 62 credits accepted.

Access to an Academic Success Counselor who will work with MC students through the admission process and during their first year at Hood as an academic and non-academic resource.

MC students who are admitted to the Hood College Honors Program will be awarded a $1,000 per semester Honors scholarship. This scholarship is stackable with other scholarships offered by Hood. Students will be guaranteed admission to the Hood College Honors Program once they have met the following criteria:

· Have applied and been accepted to Hood College as a full-time student

· Have successfully completed the MC Honors Program

· Have completed an AA, AS, or AAT degree and/or a minimum of 56 credits

· Have earned at least a 3.7 cumulative GPA at the time of application to Hood College

Students who transfer to Hood and enroll in a full-time basis will be awarded a special MC scholarship in the amount of $500 per semester. Phi Theta Kappa students will receive a $1,000 scholarship each semester.

Students who meet the requirements are eligible for a renewable transfer merit scholarship based on full-time enrollment upon transfer:
Leaders' Scholarship - 40% of tuition with a 3.5 GPA
Trailblazer Scholarship - 33% of tuition with a 3.0 GPA
Recognition Award - 25% of tuition with a 2.5 GPA

Students can interview on-campus at Hood to possibly increase their merit scholarship. MC students not already eligible for the Leaders' Scholarship may be considered for an increase to their transfer merit scholarship amount, based on an on-campus interview. Students are eligible for one, or all, of the above scholarships.

Hood College Description

Hood College is an independent liberal arts college located on a striking and stunningly picturesque campus in the vibrant and historic central Maryland city of Frederick. The College’s well-regarded faculty and caring support staff provide a quality education at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a small-college environment that integrates the liberal arts with professional studies and experiential learning. Hood’s core values and traditions, its commitment to continuous improvement, comparative excellence, and exceeding student expectations have made it a treasured institution to current students and to more than 23,000 graduates living in the United States and around the world.

Hood College Links and Information

Associate's Degree Required: Strongly encouraged, but not required. Students may consider applying for transfer after having successfully earned 45-50 credits.
Learning Format: In-Person