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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,864 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
4,228 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
77.2% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
484 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Frostburg State University is $6,340, which is $651 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $18,864, which is 297% of the cost for in-state students, and is $488 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,208.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Frostburg State University received 4,228 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.05% annual growth. Out of those 4,228 applicants, 2,652 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.7% acceptance rate.

There were 5,676 students enrolled at Frostburg State University in 2016, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Frostburg State University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Frostburg State University has a total enrollment of 5,676 students. The full-time enrollment at Frostburg State University is 4,384 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,292. This means that 77.2% of students enrolled at Frostburg State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Frostburg State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.3% White, 27.8% Black or African American, 5.23% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Two or More Races, 1.92% Asian, 0.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Frostburg State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (19.1%), followed by White Female (17.8%) and Black or African American Male (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.57%), followed by White Male (0.85%) and Black or African American Female (0.11%).

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In 2016, 145 more women than men graduated from Frostburg State University. The majority of students graduating from Frostburg State University are White. These 868 graduates mean that there were 3.62 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 240 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Frostburg State University is Registered Nursing with 139 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 97 graduates and General Psychology with 87 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Frostburg State University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Parks, Recreation, & Leisure, with 62 graduates, followed by Psychology with 99 graduates and Education with 168 graduates.


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Frostburg State University has an endowment valued at nearly $24.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $447,045 (1.84%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Frostburg State University had a total expenditure of $107M. Of that $107M, they spent $50M on salaries and $17.1M on benefits.

Frostburg State University employs 78 Professors, 74 Assistant professors, and 59 Associate professors. Most academics at Frostburg State University are Male Professors (54), Male Assistant professors (38), and Male Associate professors (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Frostburg State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 114 employees, Service, with 90 employees, and Management with 78 employees.



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