Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$9,410

$23,510

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
47%
400-499
39%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
33%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,397
Declined 664
Total Received 3,061
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Public

4,638

undergraduate students

656

graduate students

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260-acre campus in Frostburg (population: 8,642), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Baltimore and Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall

Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD
21532

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Black Student Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Residence Hall Association
  • University Programming Council

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Parents' Weekend
  • Greek Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • bicycle patrols

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
61%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
47%
400-499
39%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
33%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline February 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,397
Declined 664
Total Received 3,061

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Wildlife Biology
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,294

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

4,638
students

Female
52%
2,412

Male
48%
2,226

12%

656
students

Female
65%
427

Male
35%
229

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

3,805
students

Female
48%
1,802

Male
52%
2,003

18%

833
students

Female
74%
610

Male
26%
223

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 32%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
33%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
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

477

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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