Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

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

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
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
44%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
13%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
6-11
8%
24-29
20%
18-23
30%
12-17
50%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
53%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,462
Declined + 610
Total Received 3,072
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Public

4,429

undergraduate students

749

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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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 5,178
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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: 8,642), 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.

Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
44%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
13%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
6-11
8%
24-29
20%
18-23
30%
12-17
50%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
53%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%

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

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,462
Declined + 610
Total Received 3,072

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

Arlene Cash
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 301 687-4201
F: 301 687-7074
fsuadmissions@frostburg.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,096

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,700
Room & board $9,950
Additional fees $2,710
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $21,360
Average Financial Aid - $10,096
Total with Avg. Aid $11,264
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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
gymnastics
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, dance, dodgeball, fitness challenge, flag football, floor hockey, gymnastics, 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
Mountain East 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
Physician Assistant Studies
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. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • 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

5,178

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

4,429
students

Female
52%
2,303

Male
48%
2,126

14%

749
students

Female
64%
483

Male
36%
266

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

3,522
students

Female
48%
1,668

Male
52%
1,854

21%

907
students

Female
71%
635

Male
29%
272

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

78%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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 34
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
France
Ghana
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center

International Student Contact

Larissa Allen
Coordinator of International Student Services
301 687-4714
laallen@frostburg.edu

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