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Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

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Overview

Frostburg State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Frostburg, MD, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-1099
United States
Contact Phone: 301-687-4000

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology, Other Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,335
Applied
3,688
Accepted
3,677
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

2,319
Females Applied
2,025
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,967
Males Applied
1,663
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen March 2nd Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 553 500 610
SAT Math 537 480 590
ACT Composite 22 17 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,834
In-state
21,320
Out-of-state
6,834
In-district
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Fees

2,710
Full-time student fees
10,376
Room & board
5,700
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,709
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,486
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,927
Avg. Loan Aid
2,929
Avg. Grant Aid
7,894
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,677
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.18%
Black or African American 30.19%
White or Caucasian 55.51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.84%
Other 0.76%

Gender

Male (46.1%)
Female (53.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Appalachian Festival and Focus Frostburg

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Black Student Association, Campus Activities Board, Residence Hall Association and University Programming Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
bicycle patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Acrobatics And Tumbling No No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Acrobatics And Tumbling Checkmark Division 3 No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Football No No No
Gymnastics No Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

333
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 232
Part-time - 101
Male - 158
Female - 175
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