Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Chesapeake College students.

Chesapeake College Student Population

2,184 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Chesapeake College?

Chesapeake College total enrollment is approximately 2,184 students.

Chesapeake College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Chesapeake College undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Chesapeake College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 391
Black or African American 65
Hispanic 32
Unknown 31
Multi-Ethnic 21
International 9
Asian 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Chesapeake College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,724 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2724 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  22.49 out of 100
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A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does Chesapeake College Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Chesapeake College is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Chesapeake College is ranked 1,956 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1956 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  48.40 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does Chesapeake College offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

Chesapeake College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,498
Black or African American 302
Hispanic 134
Unknown 97
Multi-Ethnic 58
Asian 37
International 36
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

Average Male/Female Ratio

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Chesapeake College ranks 2,348 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2348 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  38.06 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,432 female students and 752 male students at Chesapeake College.

International Students at Chesapeake College

Students from 2 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, and Peru.

Learn more about international students at Chesapeake College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.77% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  87.61 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Chesapeake College, 44.77% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 623
20-21 357
35 and over 267
22-24 249
25-29 235
30-34 129
Under 18 0

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.


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