College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
Click here to find out when the CSM placement test will be given at your local high school.
The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) offers a variety of admissions programs designed for students attending a secondary school or home-school program, or under 18 and have not yet graduated. Since 2000, more than 1,000 students have participated in this program, getting a jump start on their college education.
By participating in a special admissions program, students will:
- Save money
- Receive college credits that will transfer
- Get college experience
CSM, a two-year college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), has developed partnerships that will allow you to transfer and complete your bachelor's degree. For more information check out Bachelor Degree Opportunities.
The faculty and staff at CSM are committed to helping special admissions students reach their educational goals.
We invite you to learn more about the special admissions program. Please, refer to the chart below to choose the type of admission category applicable to you.
|Category||Grade|| Enrollment Type
| Calvert County
|| Completed 10th grade
|| Full-time or Part-Time
| Charles County
||Completed 11th grade||Full-time or Part-Time|
| St. Mary's County
||Completed 10th grade||Full-time or Part-Time|
|Gifted/Talented|| Under 16 years
|| Must have completed 7th grade
|Home school|| 16 or older
|| Still in home school program
|| Completed a home school program without a diploma, or did not complete high school, or do not have a GED or External Diploma
For additional questions, contact the Call Center at 301-934-7765