Frostburg State University (FSU)

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FSU can be found in Frostburg, MD, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. FSU has an enrollment of over 5,700 students.

Many of the students admitted to FSU got an SAT score in the range of 1280 to 1580, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 18 to 22. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Frostburg State University (FSU) average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. 59% of all students that apply are accepted to Frostburg State University, from which 39% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Frostburg State University (FSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Frostburg State University was reported as 59.5% in Fall 2013 with over 3,870 applications submitted to FSU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • FSU SAT Scores: 1280 - 1580
  • FSU ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • FSU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Frostburg State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of FSU is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Frostburg State University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 58.6%
  • 2010-2011: 58.2%
  • 2011-2012: 55.2%
  • 2012-2013: 59.2%
  • 2013-2014: 59.5%
  • Projected FSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.5%

How Does Frostburg State University (FSU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Frostburg State University is seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown90.4%
Saint Vincent College68.8%
Shenandoah University84.6%
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg93.1%
Seton Hill University65.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Frostburg State University (FSU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 530
Math430 - 540
Writing420 - 510
Total Score1280 - 1580
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 23
Composite Score18 - 22
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