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Frostburg State University

101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD

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Frostburg State University provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Frostburg, Maryland and publically funded. FSU has an annual student enrollment of around five thousand.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Communications And Journalism

Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1300 to 1600 on the SAT and within the range of 17 to 21 on the ACT is typical among students admitted to Frostburg State University. This school has an acceptance rate of about 55 percent of which only 35 percent chose to enroll.  Additional information on admissions can be obtained from the school or by requesting information here.

The cost of tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay close to $7,800 and nonresidents pay $19,000 annually. Housing is available for students, which costs about $4,000 per year. Frostburg State University may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The FSU Bobcats participate in several athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Students can visit the FSU website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, admissions information, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Frostburg State University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Frostburg State University is around 5,800 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 16% enrolling as graduate students and 86% as undergraduate students.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State Tuition: $6,200-$7,500
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $18,000-$21,980
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $260-$310 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $510-$620 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$6,872
Receiving Student Loans66%$8,716
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Frostburg State University may offer services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Frostburg State University is around 47%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years22%
Graduating in 5 Years19%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2011)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2011)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2002)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Frostburg State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Frostburg State University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
63.46%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
88%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,480