College of Southern Maryland

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Admission Office

College of Southern Maryland-AOD

8730 Mitchell Road, POB 910

La Plata, MD 20646-0910

(301) 934-7765

(800) 933-9177

Fax: (301) 934-7698



Contact: Bertha Clay

Director of Admissions
Main Address

8730 Mitchell Road, PO Box 910

La Plata, MD 20646-0910

(301) 934-2251

www.csmd.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 8,240

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,549

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,687

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Specific requirements for clinical nursing courses include high school diploma or GED, special testing (ACT), minimum 2.0 GPA in high school.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Lineworker A

Education

Education – General A
Elementary Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies C
Surveying Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Massage Therapy A
Medical Assistance C
Medical Records Technology C
Mental Health Services Technology C
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

College of Southern Maryland Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(301) 934-2251
Website:www.csmd.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://express.csmd.edu/cgi-bin/apply/index.html
Address:8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, MD 20646-0910
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,679
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,363 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,288
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,118
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:48%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,053

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

College of Southern Maryland Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of Southern Maryland.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services54
Construction Trades3
Education3
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields84
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs117
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total3840

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at College of Southern Maryland.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services34
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Grand total79

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of Southern Maryland and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,288
Out-of-state$8,118
Books and supplies$1,131

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid57848%
Grant or scholarship aid44637%$4,053
Student loan aid15913%$4,524

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,80134%$3,801
Federal student loans83810%$4,954

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of Southern Maryland. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of Southern Maryland students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of Southern Maryland Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,679
Undergraduate enrollment7,679
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of Southern Maryland Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Practical Nursing Programs
    • Registered Nursing Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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