Mission: Hood college prepares students to excel in meeting the personal, professional and global challenges of the future. Hood is committed to the integration of the liberal arts, the professions and technology, to the exploration of values, a sense of community and to the preparation of students for lives of responsibility, leadership and service.
Programs: Higher education-founded in 1893, hood college is a private institution of higher learning with an established tradition of providing a comprehensive academic program in the liberal arts and professional studies. Hood provides its students with the opportunity to pursue thirty-three major fields of study towards bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees, 18 master's degrees, 2 doctoral programs, and 10 post-baccalaureate certificate programs and certification programs in education. In fall 2016, total enrollment was 2,144 students comprised of 1,174 undergraduate and 970 students seeking master's degrees and certifications.