Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College is a comprehensive public two-year regional community college serving the educational needs of the residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties on Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore. The College provides a learner-centered environment that provides affordable and quality educational experiences as well as a variety of student support services. Classes are offered at the main campus in Wye Mills, as well as Easton, Cambridge and at various sites throughout the region. A large selection of credit and continuing education offerings designed to help students prepare for transfer to upper-level institutions, for immediate entry into a career, or for enhancing work-related skills is available. Beyond the curricula, the College offers many opportunities for further academic, social, personal, cultural, and athletic development through a rich variety of extracurricular and co-curricular activities. The Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, located on the main campus, has course offerings from other Maryland colleges and universities for upper-level coursework.

1000 College Circle, P.O. Box 8, Wye Mills, MD 21679-0008

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Type of Institution: Public 2-year

Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 2,622
Male: 838    Female: 1,784
Full-time: 998    Part-time: 1,624

2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $2,184 (residents of service region*) $3,816 (students outside of service region)
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $91 (residents of service region*) $159 (residents outside service region)
Mandatory fees (FT): Residents of service region*: Registration fee: $7/semester; Consolidated Fee: $13/credit; Capital Improvement Fee: $5 (credits 1-11), $10 (credits 12-18); Technology Fee: $5/credit. Residents outside service region: $466
Mandatory fees (PT): Residents outside of service region: $18 per credit hour + $22 per semester

Degrees or Awards: Certificate, Letter of Recognition, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching

Calendar: Semester, summer, winter, and weekend sessions.

Entry Requirements: Open admission; additional requirements for allied health programs.

Application Deadlines: Rolling Admissions

Title IV Code: 004650

*Service region includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot Counties