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Study at Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College is a two-year, liberal arts and sciences college located in Wye Mills, Maryland, United States. It was established in the year 1965 as Maryland's first regional community college. The main campus spreads across an area of more than 150 acres. It operates a smaller campus in Cambridge. The college offers associate degrees in a wide variety of subjects.

Chesapeake College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The teams participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball, and soccer. The official mascot of Chesapeake College is the Skipjack. The college has an active student life. The campus is home to a wide variety of student clubs and organizations.

Profile of Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College is located in Wye Mills, MD (a rural area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Chesapeake College is the Associate's degree.

Chesapeake College Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Chesapeake College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 620 enrolled students in 2007.

Chesapeake College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts76liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine46registered nursing, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Therapy and Counselling20massage therapy, mental and social health services, physical therapist assistant
Medical Support and Technology19radiation therapist, surgical tech
Business and Management18business, business management, accounting technology
Security and Law Enforcement15corrections and criminal justice, criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering10computer support, data processing tech, computer science
Education and Teaching7elementary school teaching, education, physics teaching, early childhood education, education courses, math teaching
Law5legal assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts4chef training
Family and Social Work4child care management
Hospitality3hospitality administration
Engineering Technician3engineering technician, manufacturing tech, drafting and design tech
office and Administration1administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair0HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance tech

Contact: Chesapeake College

Chesapeake College

1000 College Circle

Wye Mills, MD 21679-0008

General Phone: (410) 822-5400


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