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Frostburg State University
  • 4 Year
  • FROSTBURG, MD

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Frostburg State is a public university located in Frostburg, Maryland. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,522 undergraduate students. The Frostburg State acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 49% of students, Frostburg State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,600.

About

101 BRADDOCK ROAD
FROSTBURG, MD 21532
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference

Frostburg State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Frostburg State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
920-1140
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,380 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,207 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 78 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 78 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,522 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
907
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 51 responses
  • Diverse.
    43%
  • Average
    31%
  • There is no "typical student" here
    24%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 89 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 99 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 54 responses
  • Diverse
    43%
  • Cold
    26%
  • Advantageous
    15%
  • Great
    11%
  • Borderline
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 45 responses

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