Chesapeake College

Wye Mills, MD 21679

Chesapeake College is one of the 16 public 2-year colleges in Maryland. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Wye Mills. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 18% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Chesapeake College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,560, and fees were $920. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,408 and $920 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 44
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 73.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2004 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$122/credit
In State Students$190/credit
Out of State Students$267/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,490 $8,550 $12,015
ADN 70 $8,540 $13,300 $18,690
BSN 125 $15,250 $23,750 $33,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of Chesapeake College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,127
Other Federal Grant 47% $97
State Grant & Scholarships 26% $1,190
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 41% $1,234
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 2% $5,742


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,840
$30,001 to $48,000$4,543
$48,001 to $75,000$5,887
$75,001 to $110,000$4,916
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.

Chesapeake College
1000 College Circle
Wye Mills, MD 21679

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