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 through not only 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.
Affirming the success of FSU’s graduates, The Economist and the Brookings Institution found that FSU graduates earned thousands more than those from similar schools. Frostburg was named the 2016 Public Institution of the Year by The Washington Center, America’s largest academic internship program, and has been recognized as a College of Distinction, a Military Friendly School, and on the President’s Honor Roll for Service. U.S. News and World Report lists Frostburg among the Top Public Schools among Regional Universities-North. Most of its online programs are noted as “best buys” by GetEducated.com and several are among U.S. News’ “Best Online” lists. FSU’s emphasis on sustainability has been recognized with the Award for Institutional Excellence in Climate Leadership from Second Nature and earned it places on Sierra Magazine’s “Coolest Schools” list and in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges.