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Frostburg, Maryland

Frostburg State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Frostburg State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.3%
Admission Difficulty for Frostburg State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Frostburg State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,484 out of 3,436 applicants were admitted making Frostburg State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Frostburg State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Frostburg State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Frostburg State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Frostburg State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Frostburg State University?

Frostburg State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Frostburg State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >81%
1090 to 1180 Avg + 72%-81%
1000 to 1090 Avg - 60%-72%
910 to 1000 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 910 Low <47%
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Frostburg State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for Frostburg State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Frostburg State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Frostburg State University?

Admission data indicates that Frostburg State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Frostburg State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Frostburg State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >81%
20 to 23 Avg + 72%-81%
17 to 20 Avg - 60%-72%
14 to 17 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 14 Low <47%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.13
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Frostburg State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Frostburg State University was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Frostburg State University accepts 72% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Frostburg State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

61% of Frostburg State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Frostburg State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 61%
Bottom 50% of class 39%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

Frostburg State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,710 1,726 3,436
Accepted 1,248 1,236 2,484
Acceptance Rate 73% 72% 72%
Enrolled 356 418 774
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 34% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Frostburg State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Frostburg State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Frostburg State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162584 IPEDS survey data for Frostburg State University.