101 Braddock Road Frostburg, MD 21532 301-687-4201
http://www.frostburg.edu fsuadmissions@frostburg.edu
About Frostburg State University
  • Year of Foundation 1898
  • Size of Campus 260 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,321
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48%, 52%, 10%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,304 in-state, $15,196 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,334
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 4,187
Frostburg State University is a student-centered teaching and learning institution featuring experiential opportunities. The University offers students a distinctive and distinguished baccalaureate education along with a select set of applied master’s and doctoral programs. Frostburg serves regional and statewide economic and workforce development; promotes cultural enrichment, civic responsibility, and sustainability; and prepares future leaders to meet the challenges of a complex and changing global society.Frostburg State University (FSU) has provided paths to success for students for well over a century. Founded in 1898 to prepare teachers, the institution today is a public, comprehensive, largely residential university offering a wide array of distinctive programs at the undergraduate level and select applied graduate programs. FSU’s Carnegie classification is Master’s L. The only four-year institution of the University System of Maryland (USM) west of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, Frostburg serves as the premier educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. The University draws its students from all counties in Maryland, as well as from numerous other states and foreign countries, thereby creating a campus experience that prepares students to live and work in a culturally diverse world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, NAACP
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Rural
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Cultural Events Series, University Theatre, MLK Convocation, Homecoming Weekend
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Honors Student Assoc, Kappa Mu Epsilon, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Psy Chi, Sigma Delta
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, Hillel, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, United Campus Ministry
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Distance to nearest airport Baltimore (150), Pittsburgh (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Cumberland Maryland (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hagerstown (60)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (96%), women's dorms (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 909%
  • Number of students using college housing 35%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 29,069
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, psychological
  • Museums Planetariam; Compton Science Center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 939
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 311,655
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 362,799
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in computer labs
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year 83%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 800
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural