Location: Frostburg
President: Ronald Nowaczyk
Founded: 1898
Undergraduate Students: 4,961
Graduate Students: 795
Operating Budget: $118.4 million
For More Information: 301.687.4000

Frostburg State University is one university—with a world of experiences. From small classes led by excellent professors to prestigious internships, exciting research, and abundant study abroad opportunities, Frostburg offers a quality, affordable education.

Frostburg State University (FSU) is a student-centered institution dedicated to providing transformative experiences as part of students’ educational journey. This foundation launches its graduates to professional success, achieved not only through strong academics and experiential education, but also personal attention from knowledgeable faculty and staff. More than 100 innovative programs are offered at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels at the campus in the beautiful western Maryland mountains, at sites around Maryland, and online.  

Frostburg has been recognized as a College of Distinction and a Military Friendly School and has earned a place on the President’s Honor Roll for Service. Money included Frostburg on its list of America’s 2016-17 “best value colleges.” Several of its online programs are noted as “best buys” by GetEducated.com, a consumer organization. FSU has also received accolades for its emphasis on sustainability, including the Award for Institutional Excellence in Climate Leadership from Second Nature and places on Sierra magazine’s “Coolest Schools.”