Chesapeake College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,000
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,346
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
1,904
26.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
27.5%
71 Graduates

About

Chesapeake College is a higher education institution located in Queen Anne's County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Chesapeake College were .

In 2020, 292 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chesapeake College. 71.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (224 degrees), 9.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chesapeake College is $3,000, which is $−4,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Chesapeake College is $3,000, which is $−4,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,346.

In 2020, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while null% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Chesapeake College was $3,000. The cost of tuition at Chesapeake College is $−4,980 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,346
2020 Value
3.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Chesapeake College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,346. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Chesapeake College grew by 3.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,600
Room and Board
$986
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chesapeake College was of $3,600 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $986. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
null%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Chesapeake College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4% with respect to 2019, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Chesapeake College has a total enrollment of 1,904 students. The full-time enrollment at Chesapeake College is 506 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,398. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at Chesapeake College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chesapeake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.3% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 6.41% Hispanic or Latino, 2.99% Two or More Races, 1.68% Asian, 0.683% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.263% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chesapeake College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.5%), followed by White Male (30%) and Black or African American Female (5.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chesapeake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,904 students. The full-time enrollment at Chesapeake College is 506 and the part-time enrollment is 1,398. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at Chesapeake College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2020 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 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Chesapeake College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,339
  2. Black or African American
    235
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    122

The enrolled student population at Chesapeake College is 70.3% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 6.41% Hispanic or Latino, 2.99% Two or More Races, 1.68% Asian, 0.683% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.263% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 77 students (4.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 126 more women than men received degrees from Chesapeake College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chesapeake College is white (224 degrees awarded). There were 9.74 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Chesapeake College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (139 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (12 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees).

Workforce

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 Police officers (143,062 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (132,915 people), Other managers (112,088 people), Secondary school teachers (54,150 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (49,476 people).

The most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (139 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (12 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), Protective Services (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees).

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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 Dentists, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (139 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (12 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), Protective Services (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees).

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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 Justice, public order, & safety activities (353,750 people), Elementary & secondary schools (310,703 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (124,449 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,248 people), and Construction (71,739 people).

The most specialized majors at Chesapeake College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (139 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (12 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), Protective Services (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Chesapeake College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

83
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
209
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Chesapeake College, which is 0.397 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (209).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Chesapeake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.78 times less than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 50 degrees were awarded to women at Chesapeake College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 4.17 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 14% of students graduating from Chesapeake College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Chesapeake College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.82% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    224 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chesapeake College is white (224 degrees awarded). There were 9.74 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

5.48% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    160 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chesapeake College is white female (160 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 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 $4.44M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $89.4k (2.01%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Chesapeake College had a total salary expenditure of $30.7M. Chesapeake College employs 13 Assistant professors, 12 Professors, and 11 Instructors. Most academics at Chesapeake College are Female Assistant professors (10), Female Instructors(9), and Female Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chesapeake College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Management, with 29 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.44M
2020 Endowment
24.7%
decline from 2019

Chesapeake College has an endowment valued at about $4.44M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Chesapeake College declined 24.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.3k higher 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. $1.4M - Federal
  2. $1.25M - State
  3. $3k - Local

As of 2020, Chesapeake College received $1.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.25M from state grants and contracts, and $3k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.9M
2020 Salaries
4.95%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Chesapeake College paid a median of $15.9M in salaries, which represents 51.9% of their overall expenditure ($30.7M) and a 4.95% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.15% growth from 2018 and a 1.45% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.35M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2020, Chesapeake College paid a total of $3.35M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 21% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chesapeake College were Assistant professor with 13 employees; Professor with 12 employees; and Professor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chesapeake College were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; Management with 29 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chesapeake College was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Instructor with 9 employees, and Female Professor with 9 employees.

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

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