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Doctoral Tuition & Fees

Doctoral tuition is determined per credit and residency status. Although many opt for off-campus housing, doctoral students may choose to live in University residence halls and purchase a meal plan. See undergraduate estimated costs for on-campus room and board estimates.


2022-2023 Doctoral Tuition rates*

Doctoral Tuition - (per credit hour)
Maryland Residents** $638
Out-of-State Residents $802
Mandatory Fees (FACE-TO-FACE AND BLENDED COURSES )- (per credit hour)
Technology Fee $16
Athletic Fee+ $62
Auxiliary Facilities Fee+ $35
Student Union Operating Fee $25
Transportation Fee+ $2
Sustainability Fee+ $3
Total Fees $143
Mandatory Fees (ONLINE COURSES and USMH location) - (per credit hour)
Technology Fee $16
Other fees & Expenses 
Summer University Fee $85
Application Fee $45
Career Services Credentials $20
4-Payment Plan $45 per semester
Duplicate Copy $3
Late Registration Fee $30
Late Payment Fee $30
Lost ID Card  $20
Private Music Fee $200 per credit
Returned Check Fee $30
Vehicle Registration  $40 per year
(day parking permit)  

 * The University reserves the right to provide some or all instruction and related academic activities through alternative methods of delivery, including remote delivery. It also reserves the right to change the method of delivery before or during an academic term in the event of a health or safety emergency or other circumstance when it determines that such change is necessary or in the best interests of the campus community. Tuition and mandatory fees will not be reduced or refunded if the University changes the delivery method for any or all of an academic session.

NOTE: Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other Frostburg State University publication, Frostburg State University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by Frostburg State University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents.

  • Costs subject to change