Frostburg State University (FSU) is a 4-year institution located in Frostburg, Maryland, USA. It is part of the University System of Maryland. The University has the following colleges: College of Business, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Frostburg State University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Other accreditations include:
- College of Business programs: AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
- B.A./B.S. in Athletic Training: Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
- B.A./B.S. programs in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, in collaboration with the University of Maryland College Park: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
- B.A./B.S. in Recreation and Parks Management: National Recreation and Park Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation (NRPA/AALR).
- B.A./B.S. in Social Work: Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- Teacher Education Programs: National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) with recognition by 14 professional content associations for compliance with national standards; also approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) as consistent with the Maryland Redesign of Teacher Education.
- M.S. in Counseling Psychology: Master's in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC).
- Counseling and Psychological Services: International Association of Counseling Services.
- Brady Health Center: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

Notable FSU alumni include: John N. Bambacus (former Maryland State Senator, former Mayor of Frostburg), Robert A. McKee (former member of Maryland House of Delegates), Donald C. Fry (former Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates and Maryland Senate), Beverly D. Mackereth (former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives), Richard R. Arnold (NASA astronaut, selected in 2004 as an Educator Mission Specialist), etc.

Award and Ranking Profile:

- Frostburg State University is ranked 136th in Tier 1 among Regional Universities (North) by US News (2012).

- Placed in Tier 3 in the category "Universities-Master's (North)" by US News 2010.

- In 2000 FSU was the first-ever recipient of the Corporation for National Service's Higher Education Award for Leadership in National Service.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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