College of Southern Maryland

Tuition & Fees $7,050
Student Population 6,164
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,960
Graduation Rate 29 %
Students:Faculty 18

Academic Overview

College of Southern Maryland is a public, 2-4 years institute located in La Plata, Maryland. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree. The 2022 tuition & fees are $4,020 for Maryland residents and $7,050 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 6,164 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from College of Southern Maryland varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of College of Southern Maryland are $4,020 for Maryland residents and $7,050 for non-residents.
College of Southern Maryland 2022 Tuition & Fees
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at CSM. The average received amount of financial aid is $3,960 and 42% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,164 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Graduation Rate for College of Southern Maryland is 29 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for College of Southern Maryland is 19 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for College of Southern Maryland is 65 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for College of Southern Maryland is 6,164
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for College of Southern Maryland is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,960 at College of Southern Maryland.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

CSM offers 76 major programs through online and on-site education where 17 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate184
One but less than two years certificate165
Associate's Degree428

Special Learning Opportunities

College of Southern Maryland offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

College of Southern Maryland has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges