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Chesapeake College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Chesapeake College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Chesapeake College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

Chesapeake College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

See all of the rankings for Chesapeake College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Chesapeake College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Chesapeake College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about Chesapeake College admissions.

Chesapeake College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Chesapeake College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Chesapeake College is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chesapeake College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Chesapeake College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Chesapeake College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,081 undergraduates at Chesapeake College with 579 being full-time and 1,502 being part-time.

Chesapeake College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Chesapeake College is 22.49 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  22.49 out of 100
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How Much Does Chesapeake College Cost?

The overall average net price of Chesapeake College is $4,402. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Chesapeake College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Chesapeake College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $5,225 a year. That adds up to $20,900 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Chesapeake College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Chesapeake College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $27,100 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 32% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Chesapeake College make the most money.

Location of Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College is a public institution situated in Wye Mills, Maryland. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Chesapeake College.

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Location of Chesapeake College

Contact details for Chesapeake College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD 21679-0008
Phone: 410-822-5400

Chesapeake College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Chesapeake College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Chesapeake College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,081 students took at least one online class at Chesapeake College. This is an increase from the 1,065 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,081 325
2016-2017 1,065 314
2015-2016 907 215
2014-2015 936 231
2013-2014 939 208

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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