Workforce and Education

The percentages of Queen Anne's County residents twenty-five years of age and older that are high school and college graduates rank among the highest in the region and state.
Queen Anne's County Schools are highly regarded and rank in the top 15% of all county systems statewide. Many county residents have moved here so their children could attend the County's public schools. Additionally, virtually every school in Queen Anne's County is either new or has been completely renovated within the last six years, making our school system's infrastructure among the best in the state.
Chesapeake College, located in Wye Mills, offers higher education opportunities for those seeking to earn associate, bachelors and master's degrees. Continuing education programs and certifications for a variety of professions and trades are available at the college.
Washington College, in nearby Chestertown, is a high ranking liberal arts college with a storied and historical campus. It is the tenth oldest active college in America.
Within commuting distance of Queen Anne's County are St. Johns College in Annapolis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University.