Chesapeake College: Review & Facts

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Chesapeake College is a small two-year, public school with 2,660 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1965 and is the only college located in Wye Mills, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Chesapeake College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Chesapeake College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Business, Medical, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The rate of student retention at Chesapeake College is low at 57% (way below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Chesapeake College is very low: 19%. About 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Chesapeake College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Find out more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,800
Average tuition costs are low, $6,000 annually. The additional fees at Chesapeake College beyond tuition are approximately $800; this totals $6,800 per year.

Read the details about Chesapeake College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Chesapeake College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (410) 822-5400 or check Chesapeake College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Chesapeake College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Chesapeake College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Chesapeake College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Chesapeake College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Chesapeake College Location and Maps



Post Address: Chesapeake College, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008, USA
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