College of Southern Maryland

Location
La Plata, MD
Student Size
6,164
College Type
Public University|Community College
Accceptance Rate
%
Average Cost Per Year
$6,886
Student To Faculty Ratio
17:1

About Our College

In September 1958, the predecessor to today's CSM, Charles County Junior College, began evening classes at La Plata High School.[5] In 1960, the college added an apprenticeship program.[6] In 1968, Charles County Community College began construction of the Career Education and Administration Building on what is now the main CSM campus in La Plata, Maryland.[6] On July 1, 2000, the college officially became the College of Southern Maryland.[5] CSM celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2008 with events marking its history.[5]

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