Frostburg State University

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General Information

Admission Office

101 Braddock Road

Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

(301) 687-4201

Fax: (301) 687-7074

Contact: Trish Gregory

Director of Admissions
Main Address

101 Braddock Road

Frostburg, MD 21532

(301) 687-4000

Total undergrads: 4,582

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,029

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,470

Graduate enrollment: 633


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B,C
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ethnobotany B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C
Information Sciences/Systems C


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Fishing/Fisheries B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B,C
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Frostburg State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (301) 687-4000
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532-1099
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,178
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,067 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,410
Out-of-state Tuition: $23,510
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,207

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Frostburg State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Frostburg State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 32
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 361
Education 2631
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 41
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 654111

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Frostburg State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,410
Out-of-state $23,510
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,576
Out-of-state $12,790

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 675 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 577 79% $7,207
Student loan aid 446 61% $7,513

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,833 61% $7,304
Federal student loans 2,438 53% $6,338

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Frostburg State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Frostburg State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,072 1,595 1,477
Percent admitted 100% 77% 83%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 25% 24%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Frostburg State University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,178
Undergraduate enrollment 4,429
Graduate enrollment 749

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Frostburg State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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