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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!

garden opening


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

Larry Stewart

Spotlight on Larry Stewart, M.S. Computer Science '19

Larry Stewart, M.S. Computer Science Graduate Student

Larry Stewart, M.S. Computer Science '19, received an "Outstanding Student" award from Hood College's Computer Science Department.

  • Academics
  • Math & Computer Sciences
  • Awards
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
Hodson Science and Technology Center

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