Higher Education

Promoting Learning and Educational Opportunities


A regional community college serving Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) enhances lives and strengthens the economic vitality of a diverse and changing region by providing affordable post-secondary education, workforce development, and cultural and personal enrichment opportunities. 

Recognized as one of 150 community colleges nationwide eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, CSM is focused on student progress and completion, providing targeted programming to meet regional needs, developing the workforce, and functioning as one regional college. CSM champions the merits of lifelong learning and the vital importance of education in a civil society. Visit www.csmd.edu or call 301-934-2251 for more information.