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Tuition and Aid

Frostburg State is committed to being one of the nation’s most affordable universities and is a great value for today’s students: You’ll graduate with a well-respected degree—and without a mountain of debt. Annual tuition and expenses are within reach for many undergraduate students. Curious about how you can afford your education? Let's talk.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is the sticker price, and for most families at Frostburg State, is not the number they will pay. Once scholarships, grants, and student loans have been applied, the amount left is the actual cost, which often times is less than the original sticker price.

The following figures are an estimate of average total costs and is used to determine need for financial aid. Please visit the financial aid website for full details and the most up-to-date information.

Maryland Resident Cost of Attendance

Billed expenses for the 2022-2023 academic year

Tuition $6,974
Room and Board (depending on type of accommodation) $10,730
Fees $2,830
TOTAL ESTIMATED BILLED EXPENSES $20,534

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Other expenses

Books and Supplies $1,400
Personal Expenses $1,000
Transportation $750

= Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

$23,684

Regional Resident Cost of Attendance

Regional residents are residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia that live within 120 miles of Frostburg.

Billed expenses for the 2023-2023 academic year*

Tuition $16,124
Room and Board (depending on type of accommodation) $10,730
Fees $2,830
TOTAL ESTIMATED BILLED EXPENSES $29,684

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Other expenses

Books and Supplies $1,400
Personal Expenses $1,000
Transportation $750

= Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

$32,834

Out-of-State Cost of Attendance

Billed expenses for the 2022-2023 academic year

Tuition $21,834
Room and Board (depending on type of accommodation) $10,730
Fees $2,830
TOTAL ESTIMATED BILLED EXPENSES $35,414

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Other expenses

Books and Supplies $1,400
Personal Expenses $1,000
Transportation $950

= Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

$38,764

Reduced Tuition Regional Radius

Residents of Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio living within 120 miles of Frostburg receive reduced tuition for out-of-state residents. Talk to our admissions counselors to learn more and have your questions answered.

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Financial Aid

Frostburg offers a number of ways to assist you with your college expenses, including scholarships, grants, loans and campus employment, depending on your individual financial need and GPA.

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Scholarships

Incoming first year and transfer students are automatically screened for academic scholarships, so applying for admission early is recommended for priority scholarship consideration.

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Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator can give you an early indication of how much and what types of financial aid you might qualify for if you were a college freshman attending school full-time. The net price calculator will only give you an estimate of your net price and aid eligibility.

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Types of Aid

Need-based grants and scholarships are based upon the income and asset data provided by the family in federal (FAFSA) and institutional (Profile) aid applications. Merit-based scholarships are offered on the basis of academic performance, artistic or athletic talent, or other contributions the student may demonstrate.

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