Public 2 Year

Chesapeake College

Wye Mills, Maryland

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Chesapeake College overview
Location Wye Mills, Maryland
Online chesapeake.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Chesapeake College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Chesapeake College, located in Wye Mills, Maryland, is a public two-year college established in 1965. Positioned on the Eastern Shore, roughly an hour's drive from both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the institution prides itself on a scenic campus known for its modern facilities blended with elements of traditional collegiate architecture. Chesapeake College serves a primarily commuter student body, offering a range of associate degrees, certificates, and continuing education programs. Academically, the college is noted for its health professions programs, including nursing, as well as offerings in business, criminal justice, and environmental studies. While Chesapeake College does not provide on-campus housing, it does foster a supportive learning environment with resources designed to accommodate a diverse student population. The school maintains an open admissions policy, positioning itself as an accessible stepping stone for students planning to transfer to four-year institutions or seeking entry into the workforce.

Chesapeake College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  425 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,369 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,376 plus fees of $968.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Chesapeake College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$968
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $3,600
Other Expenses Budget$4,200
Total One Year Cost$12,990

Maryland Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Chesapeake College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$968
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $3,600
Budget for Other Expenses$4,200
Total One Year Cost$15,294

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$30,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Chesapeake College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 41%
Health Professions 29%
Business 9%
Education 7%
Computer and Information Sciences 4%

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