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Visit Campus

Visiting campuses is an essential part of the college selection process. Prospective students are encouraged to visit Hood to get a feel for what life here is like, to meet the admission counselor and to talk with professors and coaches—and, of course, to tour Hood's beautiful campus. Register for a Hood College Admission event.

By Car

From points north: Follow U.S. 15 South from Gettysburg and points north to Frederick. Take the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn right onto Rosemont Ave. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.  

From points west: Follow I-70 East from Hagerstown and points west. Take the first Frederick exit onto U.S. 40. Follow U.S. 40 East to U.S. 15 North to the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn left onto Rosemont Ave. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.  

From Washington: Follow I-270 North from Washington, D.C., toward Frederick and Gettysburg. Avoid I-70. I-270 ends and the highway becomes U.S. 15 North. Follow U.S. 15 North to the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn left onto Rosemont Ave. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.

From Baltimore: Follow I-70 West from Baltimore to the junction with U.S. 15 North (Exit 53). Follow U.S. 15 North to the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn left onto Rosemont Ave. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.

By Plane

Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), National and Dulles airports all are within an hour's drive from Hood.   

By Train

Amtrak provides service to and from the BWI Rail Station, Penn Station in Baltimore and Union Station in Washington, D.C. From there, buses and taxis provide service to Frederick.  

By Bus

Greyhound provides daily transportation to Frederick from Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New York and other major cities. Trailways also offers limited service to Frederick.