Chemeketa Community College

4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem
OR, 97305
Tel: (503)399-5000
12,500 students
Public institution

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Chemeketa Community College is a thriving educational institution in the heart of Oregn's Willamette Valley.  Thousands of students attend every year to discover excellent opportunities in learning.  Many choose to complete their associate's degree and transfer to university while others prepare for a rewarding professional career in avariety of technical fields. No matter who you are, Chemeketa provides you opportunity through exceptional learning experiences.
School Highlights:
Chemeketa Community College serves 12,500 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 18%.
Chemeketa Community College is the only community colleges within Marion County, OR.
The nearest community college is Pioneer Pacific College (25.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Chemeketa Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 12,500 teachers has grown by 81% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,500 students
1,303 students
Chemeketa Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
6,200 students
834 students
Chemeketa Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,300 students
1,040 students
Chemeketa Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Chemeketa Community College sch enrollment Chemeketa Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Chemeketa Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
14%
7%
Chemeketa Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Chemeketa Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
77%
66%
Chemeketa Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Chemeketa Community College More (2010-2012)
Chemeketa Community College sch ethnicity Chemeketa Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.39 0.44
Chemeketa Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,050 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,340 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,050 $5,890
Chemeketa Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,340 $10,050
Chemeketa Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Chemeketa Community College district covers more than 2,600 square miles in Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley, including Marion, Polk, most of Yamhill and part of Linn counties. Our largest campus is located in Salem. We also have locations in Dallas,  Woodburn, Brooks and our new Yamhill Valley campus in McMinnville. We offer credit and non-credit classes, workshops, seminars, and special programs in more than 25 locations throughout the college district. Classes meet during the day, evening, weekends, and online. Chemeketa has four areas of study. Career and Technical Education porgrams train students who want to qualify for work in specific fields. We offer more than 40 professional-technical training programs. College transfer courses are for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university. Through lifelong learning we offer many credit and non-credit classes, workshops and short courses. Developmental skill building classes are offered for people who want to learn basic reading, writing, mathematics, and study skills; finish high school; or learn English as a second language. Chemeketa is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,776 per year for in-state students and $7,536 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $8,958 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oregon is 97%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.