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We’re glad your student is considering becoming one of the many who have made the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) a stepping stone along the path to success. In fact, of all the high school graduates in the tri-county area, more than 60 percent choose to start their education here each year. And regardless of the type of program our new students eventually enroll in, you can rest assured that our classes are geared to help them learn the skills they need to be successful ― both in the classroom and the workplace. Learn more about how your child can become at student a CSM:

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Upcoming Open House Dates

Prince Frederick Campus: April 25, 2017, 5 p.m.


La Plata Campus: April 26, 2017, 5 p.m.


Leonardtown Campus: April 27, 2017, 5 p.m.


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Discover the Remarkable Value of a CSM Education

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No matter our students’ academic or professional goals, we’re committed to helping them achieve success at a price that’s as affordable as possible. That’s why many CSM students save as much as $29,000 by starting their education here. With that said, we also understand that finding ways to cover the cost of a college education can be stressful. We’re here to help. Take a look at some of the resources listed below to find answers to your financial aid questions.

Credit Costs & Aid

Non-Credit Costs & Aid

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If your student is a credit student, CSM's HawkTalk e-newsletter is one of the easiest ways to stay engaged with what’s happening on-campus. With news on anything from athletics and campus events, to key information on deadlines for registering and paying for classes, you’ll always be connected with what’s happening at CSM. Sign up for the monthly e-newsletter today.