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Frostburg State University Overview

Frostburg State University is a public institution situated in Frostburg, Maryland. Frostburg is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Frostburg State University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$30,728 Avg Cost After Aid
86% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Frostburg State is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Frostburg State.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 71% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Frostburg State with a bachelor's degree make about $51,992 a year. That's 27% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is Frostburg State University?


Contact details for Frostburg State are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into Frostburg State?

You can apply to Frostburg State online at:

Admission Requirements for Frostburg State

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Frostburg State?

86% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
33% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 86%, Frostburg State is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 33% of students accepted to Frostburg State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 480 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 500 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 480 to 590 )
Frostburg State received ACT scores from 4% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 24. Math scores were between 16 and 25. Composite scores were between 17 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 16 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 17 to 25 )

Can I Afford Frostburg State University?

$30,728 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
2.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Frostburg State is $30,728. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Frostburg State, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $7,792 a year. That adds up to $31,168 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Frostburg State is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Frostburg State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,888 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,680 undergraduate students at Frostburg State, with 2,888 being full-time and 792 being part-time.


There are also 772 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,888 full-time undergraduates at Frostburg State, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Frostburg State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 864
Hispanic or Latino 166
White 1,520
International Students 143
Other Races/Ethnicities 168

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Frostburg State University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 19 countries are represented at Frostburg State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Frostburg State University

1,424 Took All Classes Online
2,915 Took At Least One Class Online
16.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at Frostburg State. In 2020-2021, 2,915 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Frostburg State has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 12th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Frostburg State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Frostburg State University was 16.4%. This is the #1,171 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Frostburg State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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