Chesapeake College Facts at a Glance

Characteristics of Fall 2013 Credit Students

Enrollment   % Total
Total 2,572  
Funded FTE (Full-Time Equivalent)
(15 credit hours = full time)
1,478  
Full-time 849 33%
Part-time 1,723 67%
First-time 669 26%
Dual enrolled 227 9%
New Transfers 101 4%
Continuing 1,575 61%
Gender
Male
Female
937
1,635
36%
64%
Age
Average age 25  
Ethnicity
African-American 378 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 1%
Asian 37 1%
Foreign 20 1%
Hispanic 107 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0%
Two or More Races 42 2%
Undeclared 40 2%
White 1,928 75%
Residence
Caroline County 581 23%
Dorchester County 441 17%
Kent County 191 7%
Queen Anne's County 674 26%
Talbot County 627 24%
Other 58 2%
Student Intent
Plan to transfer to 4 yr college 1,059 41%
Career Training and/or Development 1,127 44%
Non-Degree Seeking 386 15%

More Facts About Chesapeake College

Number of Academic Programs
 TransferCareer
Associate Degree 17 20
Certificate 3 25
Letters of Recognition 10 11

Read more about our Academic and Career Programs.

  • Dual Enrollment and Tech Prep programs allow high school students to earn credits toward a degree or certification.
  • Transfer agreements with the University of Maryland System, other Maryland community colleges, and private institutions in Maryland and Delaware expand educational opportunities for Chesapeake students.
  • Chesapeake students can continue their studies at the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, which offers 21 Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate programs from six regional colleges and universities.
Faculty and Staff (preliminary)
Full-time Faculty 63
Part-Time Faculty 210
Administration16
Support Staff and Other Professionals 159
Current Fund Revenue and Expenditures, Unrestricted FY 2013
Revenue by source
Tuition and Fees $7,173,127 35%
State $6,002,716 30%
Local $5,885,591 29%
Other $1,241,731 6%
Total $20,303,165  
Expenditures
Instruction $9,159,925 47%
Institutional Support $3,943,566 20%
Operation & Maintenance $2,327,129 12%
Student Services $1,884,710 10%
Academic Support $1,963,827 10%
Scholarship/Fellowship $90,618 < 1%
Public Service $155,238 1%
Total $19,525,013  

Continuing Education (FY 2013)

Cheapeake College offers a wide variety of non-credit courses toward job-specific training for business and industry, preparation for occupational certification, apprenticeship-related coursework, including Workforce Investment Board programs, as well as many courses for pursuing personal interests.

Total Continuing Education Students 7,292  
Age 22 and under 1,645 23%
Age 23-39 1,975 27%
Age 40-59 2,007 28%
Age 60 plus 1,665 23%

Computer facilities:

The College provides access to a wide-range of software packages, and applications, including high speed Internet access across our three locations. All students receive email accounts. Most classes provide support resources through the College’s online course management system. The College provides over 700 computers for educational use by students and faculty. There is limited wireless connectivity to the Internet.

Library Facilities

Over 60,000 books and audio visual resources as well as access to over 80,000 e-resources including periodicals, subject databases, and media. Special collections include Eastern Shore-related materials housed in the Chesapeake Room and resources on philanthropic giving for grant seekers.

Physical Plant and Equipment

The Wye Mills campus occupies a 170-acre site with 12 buildings that includes a gymnasium, library, state-of-the art regional performing arts center, higher education center, and childcare facility. The College operates centers in Cambridge and Easton and offers courses at local schools and community centers throughout its five-county service area.

Chesapeake College believes in the philosophy of equality of opportunity, treatment, and benefits for all students and employees regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation.

If there is inaccurate information on this page, please send corrections or comments to Vincent Maruggi

Chesapeake College
Institutional Planning, Research and Effectiveness
P.O Box 8
Wye Mills, MD 21659
(410) 822-5400, 758-1537,
or 228-4360, ext 375, 376, 372
410-827-5859
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