Admission & Cost

Excellence. Value. Affordability.

When you choose Frostburg, you’ll receive an excellent education – at an affordable price. As a national College of Distinction, Frostburg is renowned for its commitment to quality education and student life. Our University is the right choice to continue further studies or retool your career with graduate and online programs. Check below to choose your starting point at Frostburg, and learn more today about admission requirements and how to apply online—and get started on your future.   

  • Frostburg State University is one of MONEY magazine’s 2016 Best Value Colleges, according to the rankings that were released in July. MONEY looked at U.S. colleges and universities to determine which delivered the most value in terms of a great education, an affordable price and preparing students for rewarding careers.

  • The Brookings Institute ranked FSU in the top-25 percent of all U.S. four-year colleges and universities in terms of value added, based on U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard data.

  • FSU was ranked 100th in the U.S. by The Economist among all four-year non-vocational colleges and universities in terms of value added, based on U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard data.

  • Best Value MBA rated FSU’s MBA number 46 among its top 50 best MBA programs for its value and affordability.

  • BestMasterofScienceinNursing.com recently ranked FSU among the10 most up-and-coming nursing schools in the East.


Financing Your Education:  FSU Makes It Possible

Frostburg offers students a number of options and solutions to assist with college expenses.  Undergraduate and transfer students are automatically screened for merit and need-based scholarships, and students and parents can also explore grants, loans and campus employment, depending on individual financial need. Graduate students can learn more about graduate assistantships, scholarships, and financial aid. Contact the FSU Financial Aid Office today for support to get the quality, affordable education you need and want.