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Frostburg State University is a public institution located in Frostburg, Maryland. Frostburg is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

65 Undergraduate Degrees
106 Graduate Degrees
$30,728 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Frostburg State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#18 Highest Paid Teacher Education Graduates College Factual
#29 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Early Childhood Education Graduates College Factual
#40 Best Value Colleges for General Education College Factual
#40 Best Value Colleges for General Education College Factual
#78 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduates College Factual
#101 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Education Graduates College Factual

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?

74% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
86% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 74%, Frostburg State may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 86% 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 460 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 450 to 560 )
Frostburg State received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 24. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 15 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Frostburg State University  ( 17 to 23 )

Can I Afford Frostburg State University?

$30,728 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
6.5% 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Frostburg State, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $7,036 a year. That adds up to $28,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Frostburg State is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Frostburg State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,221 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,119 undergraduate students at Frostburg State, with 3,221 being full-time and 898 being part-time.


There are also 738 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,221 full-time undergraduates at Frostburg State, 51% are male and 49% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 39
Black or African American 1,048
Hispanic or Latino 170
White 1,620
International Students 150
Other Races/Ethnicities 194

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

1,504 Took All Classes Online
4,164 Took At Least One Class Online
16.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,164 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.


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 #847 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%.

Frostburg State University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Education 0 3 56 0 59
Early Childhood Education 38 0 0 0 38
Elementary Education 7 0 26 0 33
Secondary Education 0 0 11 0 11
Teacher Education 11 0 0 0 11
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 0 10 10
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 9 0 0 0 9
Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 65 3 93 10 171


*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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