Hires

Large

Default

Tablet Portait

Handheld Landscape

Handheld Portait

F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Frostburg
Population | 50,000
Enrollment | 3,243
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment

Term Dates
Fall | 08/26-12/17
Spring | 01/27-05/21

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD
Ranked 5th in the Best 19 Wildlife Biology Degree Programs.
FSU students can enjoy many recreational areas with 3 State Parks nearby.
Located within 2 hours of Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

About This Campus

Frostburg State University is distinguished by a scenic campus encircled by mountains, its excellent academic programs, its nationally acclaimed community service programs, and its vital role in regional economic development initiatives. As a result, it holds the distinction of being one of the University System institutions most closely woven into the fabric of the surrounding area. Frostburg State University is, first and foremost, a teaching institution in which students are guided and nurtured by dedicated, highly qualified faculty and staff. Faculty engage in wide-ranging research and scholarly activity with the ultimate goal of enhancing student learning. Major areas of specialization are offered in education, business, science and technology, the creative and performing arts, and specific programs in the humanities and social sciences. FSU continues to define its core mission as providing pathways to success-in careers, further education and in life.

Location Information

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.

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.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Open
Understand Chances of Placement

Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • When will I register? According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Limitations
Social Work. Mechanical Engineering. Nursing.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Art, Biology/Life Science... ++ show all

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550.00 paper, 213.00 computer or 79.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/22/24

Finances Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $60 Year Home Mandatory
NSE Program Fee $50 Year Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $40 Year Home Optional
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/22/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Meal Plans Notes About Meal Plans
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 (Moe's, Starbucks, Chick-Fil-A, Grillnation, College Ave Subs, etc.). The 12 meal plan includes $250 bonus dollars, the 14 meal plan includes $125 bonus dollars and the 15 meal plan includes $50 bonus dollars.

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/22/24

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
N/A

Requirements

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
Welcome to NSE!
Select the campus you currently attend...
Start Here!
To see the correct schools, first select the campus you currently attend...
We use cookies on this site to personalize content and ads, provide social media features and analyze web traffic. By using this site, you are consenting for us to set cookies.