FSU@USMH Tuition & Fees

Tuition - full time
(12 credit or more)
1st Semester 2nd Semester Total
Maryland Residents $3234 $3234 $6468
Out-of-state Residents $9908 $9908 $19816
Regional Residents $7406 $7406 $14812

Mandatory Fees
Technology Fee $16.00 per credit hour maximum of $92
Activities Fee $1.00 per credit hour

These are approved rates for the academic year 2017-2018 and are subject to change.

Updated 06/2017 AdvOFF. All Expenses are subject to change.

* Note: FSU's Regional Tuition Rate offers reduced tuition to out-of-state residents living within a 120-mile radius of Frostburg State University. Visit the Regional Tuition Rate page for more information. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact FSU Admissions at 301.687.4201 or FSUadmissions@frostburg.edu and provide your home address to find out if you qualify.

Other Fees and Expenses

Late Payment Fee: A late payment fee of $30 is charged for payments received after the established payment deadline.

Late Registration Fee: A late registration fee of $30 is charged for not registering as prescribed.

Payment Plans: Enrollment in the 4-pay payment plan is for one semester (fall or spring only). The charge to enroll is $45.00 per semester with a minimum $900.00 enrollment for each term. To figure out the amount of your payment plan take the amount of billed tuition, fees, room, and board less any anticipated financial aid or third party payments. Your first payment is 1/4 of the total plus the $45.00 enrollment fee.

Fall Due Dates: August 1, September 1, October 1, and November 1
Spring Due Dates: January 1, February 1, March 1, and April 1

Career Services Credential Fee: A $20 fee allows the student to establish a credential file through the Office of Career Services. This is a one-time optional fee.

Duplicate Copies: A $3 fee is charged for each statement of fees (or other receipt) requested. A $20 fee is charged for each duplicate ID Card.

Returned Check Charge: A $30 fee is charged whenever a check given in payment of any obligation is returned by the bank. Article 27, Section 142 of the Annotated Code of Maryland states that anyone who obtains money, etc., by bad check is subject to prosecution. All checks returned to the University by the bank as “unpaid” (this includes checks on which payment has been stopped or uncollected funds) must be paid within seven days of the University’s notification to the student.

Special Course Work Fees

The following special fees for course work are non-refundable at the end of the free drop-add period:

Private Music Fee: Music students desiring private study of organ, piano, other instruments, or voice are charged $100 per credit hour.

Special Instruction Fees: Fees of $10, $20, $25 and $100 respectively for students enrolled in GEP science laboratory courses and courses utilizing the Academic Computing facility are collected to cover laboratory supplies, equipment, software. Fees are also charged to cover art supplies in certain studio courses.

Student Teaching Internship Fee: A student teaching internship fee of $350 will be charged for each quarter or semester at the beginning of the semester during which student teaching is scheduled. 

This information applies to the academic year 2016-2017 only. Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other University publication, the University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents.