College of Southern Maryland

8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, MD 20646-0910

About College of Southern Maryland

College of Southern Maryland is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a suburban area. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 5,000 to 9,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate8,810
Student Age% Under 2566%
 % 25 and Over34%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time41%
 % Part-time59%
Race/Ethnicity% White63.3%
 % Black21.9%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino3.1%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown7.3%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedProfessional Certificate
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,402
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,996
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid44%
 % Undergraduates with Loans6%
 % Undergraduates with Grants44%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,470
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,890
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,741
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,741

Neighborhood Data for the La Plata Area

Median Age37
Median Household Income$91,509
Total Population8,646
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.2% 52.8%
 Age 0-956.1%43.9%
 Age 10-1738.3%61.7%
 Age 18-2464.3%35.7%
 Age 25-2945.5%54.5%
 Age 30-3947.0%53.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.7%
 % Black27.7%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino4.9%
 % Native American1.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,890
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$966
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50069.4%44.6%0.0%
 $500 to $74930.6%9.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%16.0%27.1%
 Over $10000.0%30.3%69.2%
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