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Frostburg State, founded in 1898, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 260-acre campus is located in Frostburg, 100 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

Website: www.frostburg.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,725
Undergraduate
Students
(52.0%) 2,458 Women
(48.0%) 2,267 Men
671
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 3,436 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
April 3

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,184
Out-of-state: $33,284
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,410
Out-of-state: $23,510
Room and Board
$5,274
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$10,469
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,802
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
249
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Frostburg Population
8,700
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Baltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
32.8% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.1% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
4.4% from 41 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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