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Graduate Tuition & Fees

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

Please note that the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Master of Science in Nursing, and the Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies have different tuition and fee schedules. Please refer to the MSN and MMSPA and PA Program Tuition and Fees schedule using the links to the left for a view of the tuition and fees by the program.

Tuition 2022 -2023 (beginning Fall 2022)

Doctoral Tuition
Doctoral Tuition - (per credit hour) Cost
Maryland Residents


Out-of-State Residents $802


Graduate Tuition
Graduate Tuition - (per credit hour) Costs
Maryland Residents $456
Out-of-State Residents $588

Nurse Practitioner Tuition
Nurse Practitioner Tuition - (per credit hour) Cost
Maryland Residents $512
Out-of-State Residents $700
Regional Residents* $576


Physician Assistant Tuition
Physician Assistant Tuition - (per credit hour) Cost
Maryland Residents $541
Out-of-State Residents $788
Regional Residents* $646


Mandatory Fees (FACE-TO-FACE AND BLENDED COURSES ) - (per credit hour) Cost
Technology Fee $16
Athletic Fee $62
Auxiliary Facilities Fee $35
Student Union Operating Fee $25
Transportation Fee $2
Sustainability Fee $3
Total Fees Face-to-Face and Blended  Course Fees $143


Mandatory Fees (ONLINE COURSES and USMH location)
Mandatory Fees (ONLINE COURSES and USMH location) - (per credit hour) Costs
Technology Fee (Total Online Fees) $16


Other Fees and Expense
Other fees and Expenses Costs
Summer University Fee $85
Application Fee $45
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 (day parking permit) $40 per year


Additional Fees Cost
Course Fees
  • Chemistry 545, 546, 560
  • Art 602, 621, 622
  • Art 635
  • SCCO 612
  • SCCO 693
  • $25
  • $50
  • $45
  • $75
  • $67 per credit
MAT Student Teaching Internship $300
EdTpa $300
MSN Leadership & Management and Education Concentrations - Course Fee
  • (NURS 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 490, 491, 494, 495, 496)
$8 per course
MSN FNP and PMHNP Concentrations Course Fees:
  • MSN FNP simulation/lab course fees (5 courses/14 credits)
  • MSN FNP simulation/lab course (6 courses/21 credits)
  • FNP/PMHNP core course fees (1 course /4 credits)
  • $123 per credit
  • $143 per credit hour
  • $72
Physician Assistant Studies Course Fees:
  • Anatomy Course Fee
  • Patient Assessment and Diagnostic Course Fee
  • Program Fee
  • SCPE Course Fee (End of Rotation Exam)
  • Transition to Clinical Year Course Fee
  • Summative/Capstone Course Fee
  • $140 per course (3 courses)
  • $140 per course (3 courses)
  • $100 per semester
  • $40 per course (10 courses)
  • $345
  • $399

*Discount for students from Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Virginia residing within 120 miles of Frostburg. For more information, visit the Regional Tuition Rate page.

Costs subject to change

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.