Tuition & Fees

$8,914

$22,262

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,652
Declined + 1,576
Total Received 4,228
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Public

4,884

undergraduate students

792

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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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
48%
300-399
11%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
12%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
33%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
36%
12-17
34%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
50%
12-17
22%
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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 5,676
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)

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
48%
300-399
11%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
12%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
33%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
36%
12-17
34%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
50%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(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

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,652
Declined + 1,576
Total Received 4,228

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,460,896
State $3,921,760
Institutional $3,460,503
Other external $624,235
Total $16,467,394

Non-need-based

Federal $108,101
State $622,348
Institutional $2,508,549
Other external $1,056,000
Total $4,294,998

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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

86%

4,884
students

Female
52%
2,539

Male
48%
2,345

Graduate

14%

792
students

Female
60%
475

Male
40%
317

undergraduateFull-time

84%

4,141
students

Female
49%
1,994

Male
51%
2,147

undergraduatePart-time

16%

743
students

Female
74%
545

Male
26%
198

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
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

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

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
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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

International Student Contact

Zach Heeter
International Admissions Counselor
301 687-4201
ztheeter@frostburg.edu

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