College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, MD

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,149
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Rural: Fringe (rural territory up to 5 miles from an urbanized area or up to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster)
Two-year, medium // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 36% / 64% (2017)

First generation college students: 45.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 13.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 42.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 24.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 17.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 47.9%
Black: 28.0%
Hispanic: 8.5%
Asian: 4.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 7.2%
Non-resident alien: 0.5%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,227
In-State tuition: $4,020
Out-of-State tuition: $9,030

Estimated books and supplies: $1,277 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,869 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $57,867 (2017)
Median Family Income: $29,723 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 20.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 5.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $8,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $90 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,546
$30k-48k $6,787
$48k-75k $8,612
$75k-110k $11,854
$110k+ $12,433

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $8,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $5,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 56.3% (2015)
@3 year 58.1% (2017)
@5 year 73.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 29.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 37.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $38,146 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $42,867 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 13
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 3
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 15
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 2
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 3
Associate's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 17
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 2
Associate's Degree Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 1
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 92 $14,500 $105 $62,290 ($5,191) $56,985 ($4,749)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 8
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 91 $5,500 $51,737 ($4,311)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 23
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 17
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 65
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 4
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 5
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 35
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 38
Associate's Degree Education, General. 11
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 17
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 33
Associate's Degree Computer Engineering. 5
Associate's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 10
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 3
Associate's Degree Nuclear Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 3
Associate's Degree Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 4
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 4
Associate's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 462 $8,262 $88 $39,558 ($3,297)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 636 $10,650 $117 $25,797 ($2,150) $36,670 ($3,056)
Associate's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 18
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 19
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 2
Associate's Degree Homeland Security. 5
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 2
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $72,594
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $8,379,410 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $10,757,828 (2022)