4,725
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,743
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
72
2484/3436
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,436
Applied
2,484
Accepted
4,725
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

1,710
Females Applied
1,248
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,726
Males Applied
1,236
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.2
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,600
In-state
20,320
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,572
Full-time student fees
9,398
Room & board
4,882
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

9,743
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,044
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,022
Avg. Loan Aid
3,432
Avg. Grant Aid
7,452
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,725
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.59%
Black or African American 31.39%
White or Caucasian 50.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 2.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 4.3%
Other 1.14%

Gender

Male (47.98%)
Female (52.02%)

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 28%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Greek Week

Student Services

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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
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
bicycle patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

390
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 249
Part-time - 141
Male - 194
Female - 196