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Frostburg State University Demographics & Diversity

Frostburg, Maryland

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Frostburg State University are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Frostburg State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 31%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at Frostburg State University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Frostburg State University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Frostburg State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Frostburg State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,455
Women 2,840

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Frostburg State University serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Frostburg State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 9%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,221 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,295
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.1%
Part time Undergrads 15%

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