Tuition & Fees

$8,914

$22,262

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%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
36%
12-17
40%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
34%
12-17
41%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
33%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,484
Declined + 952
Total Received 3,436
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Public

4,725

undergraduate students

671

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Liberal Studies
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Codes

SAT 5402
ACT 1714

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School Facts

Frostburg State University, 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 5,396
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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Frostburg, MD

260-acre campus in Frostburg (population: 8,676), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
8%

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%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
36%
12-17
40%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
34%
12-17
41%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
33%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
(fee waived for Maryland Distinguished Scholars)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program None
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,484
Declined + 952
Total Received 3,436

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,993

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,468
Room & board $9,534
Additional fees $2,446
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $19,748
Average Financial Aid - $9,993
Total with Avg. Aid $9,755
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 301 687-4301
F: 301 687-7074
fsufinaid@frostburg.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Angie Hovatter
Director of Student Financial Aid
ahovatter@frostburg.edu

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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

Club Sports - Men's

Lacrosse, Rugby, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Fitness Challenge, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Indoor Field Hockey, Indoor Lacrosse, Indoor Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Troy Dell (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addictions Counseling
Adventure Sports Management
Animal Behavior
Applied Computer Science
Applied Ecology/Conservation Biology
Art History
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Coaching
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Print Graphics
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Cultural Anthropology
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Early Childhood/Elementary Education
Earth Science
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary/Middle School Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Analysis/Planning
Ethnobotany
Exercise/Sports Science
Film Studies
Finance
Financial Services
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages/Literature
Forestry
Geography
Graphic Design
Health Science
Health/Physical Education
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Education
International Studies
Interpretive Biology/Natural History
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Law
Law/Society
Leadership Studies
Liberal Studies
Literacy Education
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Materials Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Recreation/Parks Management
School Counseling
Secondary Teacher Education
Secure Computing/Information Assurance
Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Sustainability Studies
Teacher Education
Teaching
Teaching of Writing
Theatre
Wildlife/Fisheries Biology
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Liberal Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,396

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

4,725
students

Female
52%
2,458

Male
48%
2,267

12%

671
students

Female
64%
427

Male
36%
244

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

3,849
students

Female
48%
1,815

Male
52%
2,034

19%

876
students

Female
74%
643

Male
26%
233

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
31%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
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

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

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

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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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

International Student Contact

Zach Heeter
International Admissions Counselor
301 687-3023
ztheeter@frostburg.edu

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