Frostburg State University

country rank  478
world rank  1457

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University Overview

Founded in 1898, Frostburg State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Frostburg (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Maryland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hagerstown. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Frostburg State University (FSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Frostburg State University (FSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 120 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FSU
Founded 1898
Motto Discover Frostburg
Colours Red, black and white

University Location

Address 101 Braddock Road
Frostburg (population range: 2,500-9,999)
21532-2303 Maryland
United States
T +1 (301) 687 4000
F +1 (301) 687 7074
Other locations Hagerstown

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 101 Braddock Road
Frostburg 21532-2303
+1 (301) 687 4201

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Frostburg State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1953


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Master’s in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC)

Affiliations

  • University System of Maryland
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Capital Athletic Conference (CAC)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018