Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,289
Graduate Enrollment: 772
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 86.05%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 36.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,089
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 980 - 1200

2022 Median Admit ACT: 21
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 17 - 25

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 71.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 50.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 38.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 30.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 55.5%
Black: 30.2%
Hispanic: 6.2%
Asian: 1.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.8%
Non-resident alien: 0.7%
Unknown race: 0.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,170
In-State tuition: $9,594
Out-of-State tuition: $24,080

Estimated books and supplies: $1,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,648 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,056 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,648 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,056 (2022)

Average Family Income: $73,413 (2017)
Median Family Income: $49,589 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 34.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 45.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,105 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $224 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,502
$30k-48k $14,256
$48k-75k $17,249
$75k-110k $20,459
$110k+ $21,971

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 25%
6-year graduation rate: 48%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,105 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,742 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 62.3% (2015)
@3 year 68.0% (2017)
@5 year 76.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 45.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 51.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,095 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,196 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 52 $27,000 $257 $25,201 ($2,100) $43,079 ($3,590)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 31 $30,750 $315 $44,228 ($3,686)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 23 $21,500 $174 $54,725 ($4,560)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 11
Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 15 $42,795 ($3,566)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 76 $24,904 $224 $27,956 ($2,330) $44,478 ($3,707)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 59 $25,000 $265 $32,566 ($2,714) $59,575 ($4,965)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 28 $26,000 $209 $31,392 ($2,616)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 11
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 17 $25,000 $246 $29,034 ($2,420) $60,798 ($5,067)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 34 $27,000 $265 $29,022 ($2,419) $51,888 ($4,324)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 8 $19,476 ($1,623)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 16 $24,834 $243 $25,972 ($2,164) $24,651 ($2,054)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 16
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 11
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 26 $24,875 $260 $26,502 ($2,209)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 160 $22,750 $178 $74,030 ($6,169) $82,068 ($6,839)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 125 $26,000 $265 $41,823 ($3,485) $57,584 ($4,799)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 80 $233 $75,209 ($6,267) $94,885 ($7,907)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 25 $27,000 $233 $41,398 ($3,450) $64,546 ($5,379)
Bachelor's Degree History. 6
Master's Degree Education, General. 76 $361 $49,909 ($4,159) $49,275 ($4,106)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 65 $26,000 $211 $46,435 ($3,870) $48,385 ($4,032)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 15 $426 $48,669 ($4,056) $51,915 ($4,326)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 11
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 43 $23,750 $196 $60,210 ($5,018)
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 18
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 71 $28,750 $260 $32,515 ($2,710) $47,725 ($3,977)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 30 $24,309 $241 $30,189 ($2,516)
Bachelor's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 20 $19,500 $199 $21,946 ($1,829)
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 1
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 24
Master's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 37 $26,875 $268 $22,539 ($1,878)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $68,076
Full time faculty: 71%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $28,409,803 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $36,399,168 (2022)