FINANCIAL AID RATE69%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO17:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE8
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,245
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Chesapeake College (CSM)
8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, MD
Chesapeake College, located in Wye Mills, Maryland, was founded in 1965 to serve the counties of Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, Queen Anne's and Kent. The School is a public two year institution, and the first of its type to be located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The school operates a second campus in Cambridge to provide more opportunities and easier access for residents of its service area.
As a comprehensive community college, Chesapeake College provides students with a variety of programs that allow them to pursue education or career training as desired. Academic transfer programs allow student complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer to a college or university to continue one's education and earn a bachelor's degree. Career and technical programs provide an education and training in a high demand field or industry for students who intend to enter the workforce after completing the program. The length of the program will vary based on the type of education pursued but can be as short a six months and as long as two years.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at Chesapeake College may do so by submitting an application, paying all fees and meeting the admissions criteria of being 18 years of age at minimum or having the equivalent of a high school diploma. Students are asked to submit transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. New Students are also encouraged to participate in orientation and to meet with a counselor to discuss program enrollment. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants and awarded based on need as determined by a student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates CSM accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $3,000-$3,600
- Out-of-State: $6,500-$7,776
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $130-$150 per unit
- Out-of-State: $270-$320 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||64%||$4,149|
|Receiving Student Loans||2%||$5,225|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Chesapeake College may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care for children
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Radiology Technician Program
- Registered Nurse (RN) Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Chesapeake College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Other Community Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Chesapeake College.
- Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore, MD (40 miles away)
- Harford Community College in Hagerstown, MD (43 miles away)
- Howard Community College in Frederick, MD (47 miles away)
- Wor - Wic Community College in Westminster, MD (51 miles away)
- Carroll Community College in Brooklyn, NY (63 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below: