Chesapeake, VA Colleges

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Chesapeake

Chesapeake is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads portion of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia in the United States. One of the cities Hampton Roads, Chesapeake was formed in 1963 by a political consolidation of the city of South Norfolk with the former Norfolk County, which dated to 1691. Chesapeake is the second-largest city by land area in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Chesapeake is a diverse city in which few urban areas as well as many square miles of protected farmland, forests, and wetlands, including a substantial portion of the Great Dismal Swamp. Extending all the way from the rural border with North Carolina to the harbor area of Hampton Roads adjacent to the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Chesapeake is located on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and has miles of waterfront industrial, commercial and residential property.

It is currently the third largest city in Virginia in terms of population. As of 2012, its population is 228,210. In 2011, Chesapeake was named the 21st best city in America by Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Schools in and around Chesapeake, VA

Name
Norfolk State University
Four or more years; Public; $17,023 average out-state tuition; $3,380 average in-state tuition
Tidewater Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,914 average out-state tuition; $2,676 average in-state tuition
Kaplan College-Chesapeake
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $11,700 average out-state tuition; $11,700 average in-state tuition
Everest College-Chesapeake
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $11,700 average out-state tuition; $11,700 average in-state tuition
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Four or more years; Public; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Sentara College of Health Sciences
Four or more years; Private not for profit

Chesapeake, VA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017