Chemeketa Community College

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Admission Office

Admissions Office

4000 Lancaster Drive NE

Salem, OR 97305-1453

(503) 399-5006

Fax: (503) 399-3918

Contact: Melissa Frey

Enrollment Services Coordinator
Main Address

4000 Lancaster Drive NE

Salem, OR 97305-1453

(503) 399-5000

Total undergrads: 8,016

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,016


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Interview required for limited enrollment programs; preparatory courses may be required.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business C
Farm/Ranch Management C
Horticulture Science A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Design/Visual Communications A
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Anatomy A
Biology A
Botany A
Zoology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Finance/Banking C
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A
Management Science A
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A,C
Operations Management A
Real Estate A
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building Construction Inspection A,C
Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Electrician C
Pipefitting C


Bilingual/Bicultural Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A
Health Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A
Teacher Assistance A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Surveying Technology C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Human Development/Family Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A,C
EMT Ambulance Attendant A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A
Health System Administration A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance C
Medical Office Administration A
Medical Office Assistant A
Medical Office Computer Specialist A
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant A
Substance Abuse Counseling A


American History (U.S.) A
History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Management A
Forest Sciences/Biology A
Forestry – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A
Human Services A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Chemeketa Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (503) 399-5000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97305
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,347
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,835 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,175
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,156

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Chemeketa Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Chemeketa Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 167
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Construction Trades 34
Education 11
Engineering 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 44
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 76
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 56
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Precision Production 42
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 4844

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Chemeketa Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,175
Out-of-state $12,600
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,157 86%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,103 82% $5,156
Student loan aid 247 18% $4,929

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,686 46% $4,918
Federal student loans 2,023 20% $5,967

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Chemeketa Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Chemeketa Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Chemeketa Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,347
Undergraduate enrollment 9,347
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Chemeketa Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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