Your Time. Your Place.
Wherever you are and wherever you want to go in life, Chesapeake College can help you get there. Founded as Maryland’s first regional community college in 1965, Chesapeake offers a range of educational opportunities that combine excellence, convenience, and affordability. Our degree programs (with more than 70 college majors), certificate programs, career training, non-credit workforce training, and lifelong learning have transformed the lives of thousands on the Eastern Shore.
Chesapeake College is a comprehensive public two-year regional community college serving the educational and training needs of the residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. We put students first, offering transformative educational experiences and programs and services that are comprehensive, responsive, and affordable. The College is a catalyst for and a member of the ecosystem for regional economic development and sustainability as well as a center for personal enrichment, the arts, and culture.
The College provides a selection of program and course offerings designed to help students prepare for transfer to upper level institutions, for immediate entry into a career, and to enhance work-related skills. Beyond the curricula, the college offers many opportunities for further academic, social, personal, cultural, athletic, and community development through a rich variety of extracurricular and co-curricular activities.
To enhance student learning and to promote teaching excellence, the College commits to providing a supportive and enabling learning environment characterized by a dedicated, caring, and highly qualified faculty and staff. The College strives to offer employees professional development opportunities to foster a community of lifelong learners among faculty, staff, and students. We provide an environment where our campus community is supported in efforts to innovate and create for the betterment of our students and our community.