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Tuition/Fees and Financial Aid

Students enrolled in the program pay FSU tuition rates. Students pay the University Technology Fee ($88 per semester for 2016-2017) and some individual course fees, where applicable.

Graduates of Maryland community colleges may now be able to attend Frostburg State University at a significant discount, following the establishment of the FSU Associate Degree Scholars Award. The award is available to students who graduated from any Maryland community college, as well as Potomac State College of West Virginia University, with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Arts in Teaching degree with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average. The award is worth $1,250 per semester and will be awarded for a total of four semesters if the student enrolls full-time and maintains a 3.0 GPA. For Maryland students, that would translate to a 40 percent discount from FSU's 2015-2016 in-state tuition rate of $3,107 per semester.

Students should still apply for applicable scholarships and grants and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15 of every year to help cover the remaining educational costs. FSU institutional and departmental scholarships, and students should apply online by March 1 each year.

Value Comparison with Area Colleges

College/University Annual Tuition and Fees (as of July 2016)
Frostburg State University $6,516 (tuition and Technology Fee only for students at Arundel Mills)
Morgan State University


University of Maryland College Park $11,580 (includes $700 tuition differential for engineering students)
University of Maryland Baltimore County $11,264
Towson University $9,408