You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,026
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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Campus Location - Frostburg State University is located in the Appalachian highlands (elevation 2,000 feet) of western Maryland. The main campus covers 260 acres within the town limits of Frostburg (population 7,500). The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. The only four-year institution of the University System of Maryland west of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, the University serves as the premier educational and cultural center for western Maryland. Students can visit nearby recreational areas - Rocky Gap, New Germany and Deep Creek Lake State Parks - which offer camping, boating, swimming, hiking, snowboarding and skiing.
Helpful Information - Great location in the mountains. Lots of hiking and outdoor activities available year round. Skiing and winter sports located within 30 mins of campus. Small, diverse campus within a small rural community. Bringing a car makes getting around easier. Within 2 hours of Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Pittsburgh, PA.
Notable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Area Studies: International Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Ethnobotany, Wildlife Biology
Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Marketing, Personnel, Small Business Management
Communications: Communication, Mass Communication
Computer Science: Computer Network Security
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Legal Studies
Earth Sciences: Earth Science
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Mathematics, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish
Engineering: Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Materials Engineering
English: Creative Writing, English, Literature, Professional Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Design, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Geology, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Environmental Technology, Landscape Management, Sustainability Studies, Wetlands Management, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Management
Foreign Language: French, Spanish
General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences
Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Geography, Regional Analysis/Planning, Urban Planning
Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Services Administration, Kinesiology, Nursing, Therapeutic Recreation
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology
International Studies: International Studies
Performing Arts: Dance, Music Performance, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science
Pre-Professional : Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Recreation: Adventure Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Parks Administration and Management, Recreation, Recreation Therapy
Sociology/Social Work: Law and Society, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology
Technology: Information Technology
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 7/5/2017.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Meal plans include Bonus dollars which can be used at any dining facility on campus. Meals can be used in the dining hall or at Appalachian Station or (on campus) Subway. The 12 meal plan includes $250 bonus dollars, the 14 meal plan includes $100 bonus dollars and the 15 meal plan includes #300 bonus dollars.