Costs & Aid

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The Online Scholarship Finder is NOW OPEN! Apply early for best consideration.

At the College of Southern Maryland, we know paying for your education can be stressful. That’s why we do everything possible to make a CSM education affordable for you. Take the first big step toward paying for your education and complete your FAFSA. The priority deadline is March 1, but you can apply at any time! Even if you think you don’t qualify for financial aid or don’t meet the priority deadline, you must complete the FAFSA to apply for scholarships through Scholarship Finder at CSM.

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The Online Scholarship Finder is open!
Apply early for best consideration.

At the College of Southern Maryland, we believe that education is a lifelong pursuit. That's why we offer affordable, non-credit courses designed to enhance professional development and enrich your personal life. If you require financial assistance for non-credit courses, there are several options available to you based on eligibility. Discover more information about the cost of our courses, as well as how to pay for them, via the links below.


The College of Southern Maryland is committed to serving active duty personnel, veterans and their families by providing them with educational opportunities to develop skills for post military careers.

The commitment is so important to us that we have been identified as a veteran and military-friendly institution by the Military Advanced Education Guide and Victory Media.

Learn more about costs and financial aid for veterans and their dependents below.