Chesapeake College Facts at a Glance
Characteristics of Fall 2015 Credit Students
|Funded FTE (Full-Time Equivalent)
(15 credit hours = full time)
|American Indian or Alaska Native||26||1%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||3||0%|
|Two or More Races||45||2%|
|Queen Anne's County||574||25%|
|Plan to transfer to 4 yr college||976||43%|
|Career Training and/or Development||999||44%|
More Facts About Chesapeake College
|Number of Academic Programs|
|Letters of Recognition||9||7|
- 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 20 Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate programs from six regional colleges and universities.
|Faculty and Staff|
|Full-time Credit Faculty||54|
|Part-Time Credit Faculty||57|
|Continuing Education Faculty||97|
|Support Staff and Other Professionals||176|
|Current Fund Revenue and Expenditures, Unrestricted FY 2014|
|Revenue by source|
|Tuition and Fees||$6,874,246||32%|
|Operation & Maintenance||$2,437,567||12%|
Continuing Education (FY 2014)
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||6,269|
|Age 22 and under||1,269||20%|
|Age 60 plus||1,492||24%|
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 wireless connectivity to the Internet across campus.
Over 44,000 books and audio visual resources as well as access to over 260,000 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 health professions and athletics center, learning resource center, regional performing arts center, higher education center, and childcare facility. The College operates a center in Cambridge and offers courses at local schools, community centers and other locations 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
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
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