Cost of college went up for all students at Frostburg State University

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.4 percent for 2017-18 at Frostburg State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.4 percent for 2017-18 at Frostburg State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland residents paid $8,914 to attend the four-year public institution this year $212 more than the $8,702 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 149.7 percent more than residents this year, or $22,262. Their price tag grew 4.9 percent from $21,226 in 2016-17.

About 90 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maryland residents. About 9 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 614 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.48 million and 646 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.64 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,958 students used grants or scholarships totaling $20.22 million. Another 2,952 took out $24.79 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
~5,108
$7,982
$8,488
$8,702
$8,914
11.7%
Out-of-state
~511
$19,274
$20,588
$21,226
$22,262
15.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Frostburg State University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
400
43%
$1,837,717
$4,594
State / local grant or scholarship
302
32%
$1,097,447
$3,634
Institutional grants or scholarships
480
52%
$1,543,049
$3,215
Grant or scholarship aid total
614
66%
$4,478,213
$7,294
Federal student loans
635
68%
$3,610,673
$5,686
Other student loans
91
10%
$1,029,938
$11,318
Student loan aid
646
69%
$4,640,611
$7,184
Total student aid
828
89%

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