Chemeketa Community College

4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Tel: (503)399-5000
12,300 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 12,300 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% 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 367 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Chemeketa Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 367 staff
59 staff
Chemeketa Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 12,300 teachers has grown by 79% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,300 students
1,282 students
Chemeketa Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
6,200 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 6,100 students
1,017 students
Chemeketa Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
20%
7%
% Black
1%
12%
Chemeketa Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
62%
57%
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Chemeketa Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Chemeketa Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,320 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,610 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,320 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,610 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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