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How to Get to the Mount


Main Campus
16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Driving Directions

Frederick Campus
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, Maryland 21703
301-682-8315
Driving Directions

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Driving Directions From

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Connecticut
Ohio
Delaware
Pennsylvania
Maryland
Washington, D.C.
New Jersey
Virginia
New York
Southern States

Please note: Upon entering Maryland from Pennsylvania, do not take any Emmitsburg exits, but stay on US 15. The university is approximately 2 miles south of the town of Emmitsburg on US 15.

Connecticut

Danbury:

  • Take I-84 West to I-81 South. Follow I-81 South (toward Harrisburg) and exit at I-83 South

  • Follow I-83 South to I-283 South. Take I-283 South to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Fairfield:

  • Take I-95 South through CT, NY, NJ, which turns into the NJ Turnpike

  • Take NJ Turnpike South to exit 6, PA Turnpike connection

  • Follow the PA Turnpike West to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

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Delaware

Wilmington:

  • Take I-95 South (toward Baltimore) to I-695 Baltimore Beltway. Take I-695 (toward Towson) to I-795 Northwest Expressway

  • Take Northwest Expressway to end and pick up MD 140 toward Westminster. Stay on 140 through Westminster and Taneytown to US 15 at Emmitsburg

  • Take US 15 South for two miles to the university

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Maryland

Baltimore & BWI Airport:

  • Take I-695 Baltimore Beltway to I-795 Northwest Expressway

  • Take Northwest Expressway to end and pick up MD 140 toward Westminster

  • Stay on 140 through Westminster and Taneytown to US 15 at Emmitsburg

  • Take US 15 South for two miles to the university

Washington, D.C./Suburban Maryland:

  • Take I-495 Washington Beltway around western side of metropolitan area across the Potomac River to I-270 North to Frederick, Md.

  • Follow I-270 North to US 15 North to the university. It is approximately 20 miles north of Frederick, Md.

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New Jersey

Southern New Jersey:

  • Take I-295 South to Delaware Memorial Bridge

  • After the bridge take I-95 South toward Baltimore to I-695 Baltimore Beltway

  • Take I-695 toward Towson to I-795 Northwest Expressway

  • Take Northwest Expressway to end and pick up MD 140 toward Westminster

  • Stay on 140 through Westminster and Taneytown to US 15 at Emmitsburg

  • Take US 15 South for two miles to the university

**Alternate Route:

  • Cross Ben Franklin or Walt Whitman Bridges to Philadelphia and take I-76 Schuylkill Expressway to PA Turnpike at Valley Forge

  • Take PA Turnpike West to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Northern New Jersey:

  • Take the Garden State Parkway South and exit onto I-78 West

  • Follow I-78 West across NJ and PA to junction of I-81. Follow I-81 South (toward Harrisburg) and exit at I-83 South

  • Follow I-83 South to I-283 South. Take I-283 South to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

**Alternate Route:

  • Take the Garden State Parkway South

  • Take I-80 West to I-287 South. I-287 South intersects I-78 West

  • Follow I-78 West across NJ and PA to the junction of I-81. Follow I-81 South to I-83 South

  • Follow I-83 South to I-283 South. Take I-283 South to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

**Alternate Route:

  • Take NJ Turnpike to PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South to the university

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New York

Central New York State:

  • Take I-81 South and exit at I-83 South (toward Harrisburg)

  • Follow I-83 South to I-283 South

  • Take I-283 South to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Long Island:

  • Take Southern State Parkway West to Belt Parkway West

  • Cross Verrazano Narrows Bridge to Staten Island Expressway, I-278 West

  • From I-278 West pick up the West Shore Expressway, 440 South, and cross at the Outerbridge Crossing. Continue on to I-287 West to NJ Turnpike South

  • Follow NJ Turnpike to exit 6, PA Turnpike connection. Take PA Turnpike West to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

New York City:

  • Take I-95 South to NJ Turnpike.

  • Follow NJ Turnpike to exit 6, PA Turnpike connection

  • Take PA Turnpike West to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

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Ohio

Central and Eastern Ohio

  • Take I-70 East (toward Washington, Pa.) and exit at I-79 South (toward Morgantown, WV)

  • Take US 68 East to I-70 East (toward Frederick, Md.)

  • Follow I-70 East to US 15 North

  • Continue on US 15 North to the university

Northern Ohio:

  • Take I-80 east to I-77 south.

  • Follow I-77 South to I-70 East

  • Follow central/eastern Ohio directions

Southern Ohio:

  • Take I-75, I-71 or I-77 north to I-70 East

  • Follow central/eastern Ohio directions

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Pennsylvania

Harrisburg International Airport:

  • Take PA Turnpike West to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Johnstown:

  • Take Rte. 56 to Rte. 220 South

  • Follow Rte. 220 South (toward Bedford) and pick up Rte. 30 East

  • Follow Rte. 30 East to McConnellsburg

  • Pick up Rte. 16 East to Emmitsburg

  • From Emmitsburg, take US 15 South to the university

Lehigh Valley (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton):

  • Take I-78 to the junction of I-81

  • Follow I-81 South (toward Harrisburg) and exit at I-83 South

  • Follow I-83 South to I-283 South. Take I-283 South to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Philadelphia Area:

  • Take PA Turnpike West to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

**Alternate route from Western suburbs of Philadelphia:

  • Take US 30 West through Lancaster and York to the intersection of US 15 just outside of Gettysburg, Pa.

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Pittsburgh:

  • Take the PA Turnpike east to exit 161 (Breezewood)

  • At Breezewood take I-70 East (to Frederick) and pick up US 15 North to the university

Scranton:

  • Take I-81 South (toward Harrisburg) and exit at I-83 South. Follow I-83 South to I-283 South

  • Take I-283 South to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg).

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

Reading:

  • Take Rte. 222 West to the PA Turnpike West (toward Pittsburgh)

  • Follow the PA Turnpike to exit 236, US 15 South (toward Gettysburg)

  • Follow US 15 South to the university

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Washington D.C. & Reagan National Airport

  • Take I-495 Washington Beltway to I-270 North toward Frederick. (From airport, take George Washington Parkway to I-495 North to I-270)

  • Follow I-270 to US 15 North

  • Take US 15 North to the university. It is approximately 20 miles north of Frederick, Md.

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Virginia

Norfolk:

  • Take Rte. 64 West to Rte. 295 (toward Washington) to I-95 North

  • Follow I-95 North to I-495 North

  • Take I-495 North to I-270 North (toward Frederick)

  • Follow I-270 North to US 15 North

  • Take US 15 North to the university. It is approximately 20 miles north of Frederick, Md.

Northern Virginia & Dulles Airport:

  • Take I-495 Washington Beltway clockwise around western side of metropolitan area across the Potomac River to I-270 North (toward Frederick)

  • Follow I-270 to US 15 North

  • Take US 15 North to the university. It is approximately 20 miles north of Frederick, Md.

**Alternate Route:

  • From Dulles Airport take Rte. 28 East, to Rte. 7 West to Leesburg, to US 15 North to the university (This is the scenic route)

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Southern States

  • Take I-95 North to I-495 Washington Beltway

  • Follow I-495 Beltway clockwise around western side of metropolitan area across the Potomac River to I-270 North (toward Frederick)

  • From I-270 North in Frederick follow signs to US 15 North. Take US 15 North to the university. It is approximately 20 miles north of Frederick, Md.

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Mount St. Mary’s University is located in central Maryland’s beautiful Catoctin Mountains, just over an hour from Baltimore, Md., Washington, D.C., and Harrisburg, Pa.

Four major airports and several Amtrak stations serve the area:

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16300 Old Emmitsburg Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Map & Directions | admissions@msmary.edu | 301-447-6122
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