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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    B-
College of Southern Maryland is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
8730 Mitchell Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$7,675/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,958/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,712/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,181/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,316/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,853/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.73 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.65 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.64 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,945Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
5%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
27%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%

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College of Southern Maryland is a 2 year community college that is allowing me to develop my portfolio and begin my graphic design major. All classrooms are small classroom settings with teacher to student interaction and guidance. This College is really helping me get a head start before I transfer. It makes it easy to transfer all my credits and there is lots of help available! College of Southern Maryland also collaborates with the county High Schools, which allowed me to begin my college classes and credits early when I was a senior in High School through dual enrollment with College of Southern Maryland. There are also lots of CSM campuses available depending on where you live, which also displays a variety of options if some classes aren’t offered at one specific campus. Not to mention it is much cheaper and helping me get my first two years of education at a lower cost!
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The College of Southern Maryland s filled with supportive staff members who strive to fully educate their students.They have multiple resources in place to help students in all aspects of their life with things such as: tutoring, library sources, internship and job help, as well as transfer services. The mini sessions and summer school classes allow for students to create a schedule that fits their life schedules while still achieving the credits need. The only thing that may need improvement is the teachers of online course may need to be reviewed on how they do grades and communicate with the students.
This school is a community college at its finest! Not much socializing outside of the classroom with peers, unless involved in athletics. The main campus is nice, the Prince Frederick campus got skimped. I know elementary schools with bigger gyms and more classrooms.