Chesapeake College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,072
2.4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$5,423
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
1,794
23.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.4%
75 Graduates

About

Chesapeake College is a higher education institution located in Queen Anne's County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Chesapeake College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (30 degrees), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (21 degrees).

In 2022, 231 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chesapeake College. 66.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (179 degrees), 8.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chesapeake College is $3,072, which is $−5,040 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Chesapeake College is $3,072, which is $−5,040 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,423.

In 2022, 46% of undergraduate students attending Chesapeake College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,072
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Chesapeake College was $3,072. The cost of tuition at Chesapeake College is $−5,040 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,423
2022 Value
0.823%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Chesapeake College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,423. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Chesapeake College grew by 0.823%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,600
Room and Board
$1,150
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chesapeake College was of $3,600 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,150. The cost of books and supplies increased by 16.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

46% of undergraduate students at Chesapeake College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.22% with respect to 2021, when 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Chesapeake College had a total enrollment of 1,794 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Chesapeake College is 425 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,369. This means that 23.7% of students enrolled at Chesapeake College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chesapeake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 8.14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.24% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chesapeake College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (29.9%) and Black or African American Female (6.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chesapeake College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,794 students. The full-time enrollment at Chesapeake College is 425 and the part-time enrollment is 1,369. This means that 23.7% of students enrolled at Chesapeake College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Chesapeake College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Chesapeake College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,237 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    221 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    146 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Chesapeake College is 69% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 8.14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.24% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 59 students (3.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 75 more women than men received degrees from Chesapeake College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chesapeake College is white (179 degrees awarded). There were 8.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Chesapeake College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (30 degrees) and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (21 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Chesapeake College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Health (74 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Registered nurses (1,491,687 people), Physicians (510,593 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (226,373 people), Other managers (215,163 people), and Medical & health services managers (204,876 people).

The most specialized majors at Chesapeake College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Health (74 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Health (74 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,008,482 people), Elementary & secondary schools (606,740 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (455,918 people), Offices of physicians (409,304 people), and Outpatient care centers (373,469 people).

The most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Health (74 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Chesapeake College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Chesapeake College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

78
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
153
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Chesapeake College, which is 0.51 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (153).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Chesapeake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.659 times less than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Chesapeake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.52 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 17% of students graduating from Chesapeake College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Chesapeake College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    179 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chesapeake College is white (179 degrees awarded). There were 8.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

2.6% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    115 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chesapeake College is white female (115 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (64 degrees).

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Operations

Chesapeake College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.31M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 36.2k (0.84%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Chesapeake College had a total salary expenditure of 34.4M. Chesapeake College employs 17 Associate professors, 14 Professors and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Chesapeake College are Female Professor (11), Male Associate professor (11), and Female Assistant professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chesapeake College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

Endowment

$4.31M
2022 Endowment
25.6%
decline from 2021

Chesapeake College has an endowment valued at about $4.31M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Chesapeake College declined 25.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $903k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.38M - Federal
  2. $936k - State
  3. $720 - Local

As of 2022, Chesapeake College received $1.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $936k from state grants and contracts, and $720 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.6M
2022 Salaries
2.17%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Chesapeake College paid a median of $19.6M in salaries, which represents 57% of their overall expenditure ($34.4M) and a 2.17% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.15M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2022, Chesapeake College paid a total of $4.15M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chesapeake College were Associate professor with 17 employees, Professor with 14 employees, and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chesapeake College were Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees, Management with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chesapeake College was Female Professor with 11 employees, Male Associate professor with 11 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Chesapeake College.

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