Master of Science in Nursing Tuition & Fees

Tuition for the Master of Science in Nursing program is determined per credit, and residency status. 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.


MSN – Administration and Education Tuition & Fees

In-State Tuition

$433 per credit hour

Out-of-State Tuition

$557 per credit hour

University Technology Fee

$17 per credit hour

MSN Course Fee

$8 per course


MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Tuition and Fees

In State Tuition

$485 per credit hour

Out-of-State Tuition

$660 per credit hour

Regional Resident Tuition*

$545 per credit hour

University fees

(all on campus/blended courses includes technology fee)

$121 per credit hour

 Online course technology fee

$17 per credit hour



MSN FNP simulation/lab course fees (5 courses/14 credits)


MSN PMHNP simulation/lab course fees (6 courses/12 credits)


FNP/PMHNP core course fees (1 course/4 credits)


*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.


Other Fees

Application Fee


Parking Fee


Returned Check Fee



After published deadlines, you pay:


Late Registration Fee


Late Payment Fee


Check reissue fee


Please note that the fees for with the nurse practitioner programs vary based on the delivery method and specific labs. All courses which require a campus residency will include university per credit hour fees, all others will have only a university technology fee. However, some courses which include lab costs, such as simulation, may have an associated course fee.

The estimated cost for each concentration is outlined below and includes all fees. These estimates are based on the tuition and fees set for the 2018/2019 academic year and may be subject to change.

FNP – 55 total credits:

  • In-state - $26,675 Tuition + $4,817 fees = $31,492
  • Regional - $29,975 Tuition + $4,817 fees = $34,792
  • Out-of-state - $36,300 Tuition + $4,817 fees = $41,117

PMHNP – 61 total credits:

  • In-state - $29,585 Tuition + $4,705 fees = $34,290
  • Regional - $33,245 Tuition + $4,705 fees = $37,950
  • Out of state - $40,260 Tuition + $4,705 fees= $44,965

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