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Learning at Hood

Where you'll get a more well-rounded understanding of how the world works

Science lab
Students studying

Connecting Real-World Experience

You'll be able to connect what you're learning in the classroom with your experiential opportunities.

Exploring Frederick

Where hip meets historic -- within walking distance of campus

Downtown Frederick
Carroll Creek

Downtown Frederick has a lot to offer.

58 restaurants, 8 food markets, 3 museums, 6 antique shops, 16 clothing boutiques, 18 art galleries, 4 performing arts venues, 48 specialty shops and 2 escape rooms!


Hood works cooperatively with many community partners to enhance the quality of life in the region.

Being a Part of our Community

College is about more than books

students in the outdoor theater
fancy Blaze


The Hood Hello goes beyond good manners; it is the custom of greeting everyone you meet on campus, whether you know each other or not.

Featured Stories

Top 50 CEOs

Hood Community Members Named to Top 50 CEOs List

Hood College Represented Well in Frederick's Top 50 CEOs Alumni Staff

Five Hood community members, including President Andrea E. Chapdelaine, were named to the Top 50 CEOs of Frederick list.

  • Awards
Brielle Rozmus

Meet SGA President Brielle Rozmus ’19

Brielle Rozmus Undergraduate Student

Brielle Rozmus is president of the SGA, captain of women’s golf, and serves as Hood’s delegate chairperson of Maryland Student Legislature.

  • Law & Political Sciences
Hodson Science and Technology Center

...and we can't wait to meet you in person