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Tuition

$9,028

$19,676

not including room and board

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,340
Declined + 1,611
Total Received 3,951
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Liberal Studies
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School Facts

Frostburg State, founded in 1898, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 260-acre campus is located in Frostburg, 100 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,421
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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Codes

SAT 5402
ACT 1714

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Public

4,631

undergraduate students

790

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
51%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
48%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
29%
400-499
50%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
33%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
15%
18-23
66%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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Frostburg, MD

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Frostburg, MD

260-acre campus in Frostburg (population: 8,962), 11 miles from Cumberland; branch campus in Hagerstown. Served by bus; major airports serve Pittsburgh (100 miles) and Baltimore (150 miles); smaller airport and train serve Cumberland. Public transportation serves campus.

Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 10% of male students
 
6 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
51%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
48%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
29%
400-499
50%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
33%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
15%
18-23
66%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Unknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,340
Declined + 1,611
Total Received 3,951

Admissions Contact

Patricia Gregory
Director of Admissions
P: 301 687-4201
F: 301 687-7074
fsuadmissions@frostburg.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,209,208
State $2,935,457
Institutional $2,069,266
Other external $682,275
Total $12,896,206

Non-need-based

Federal $54,923
State $519,708
Institutional $2,540,393
Other external $679,296
Total $3,794,320

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (Division III), Atlantic Central Football Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Mason-Dixon Conference
Mascot
Bobcats
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Computer Science
Applied Ecology
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Elementary/Middle School Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Analysis/Planning
Ethnobotany
Exercise/Sports Science
Foreign Languages/Literature
Geography
Health Science Administration
Health/Physical Education
History
Information Technology
Information Technology Management
International Studies
Interpretive Biology/Natural History
Law/Society
Liberal Studies
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Park/Recreation Resource Management
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Recreation
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Teaching/Elementary Education
Teaching/Secondary Education
Theatre
Urban/Regional Planning
Wildlife/Fisheries Biology
Wildlife/Fisheries Management
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Undergraduate

85%

4,631
students

Female
49%
2,263

Male
51%
2,368

Graduate

15%

790
students

Female
61%
481

Male
39%
309

undergraduateFull-time

91%

4,253
students

Female
49%
2,046

Male
51%
2,207

undergraduatePart-time

9%

378
students

Female
58%
217

Male
42%
161

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Cameroon
China
Ethiopia
Ghana
Jamaica
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
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