Chemeketa Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Chemeketa Community College is a large two-year, public school with 11,455 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1969 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Salem, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
68
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Chemeketa Community College.

Chemeketa Community College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 68 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Chemeketa Community College is low at 54% (way below Oregon average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Chemeketa Community College is very low - 19%. Around 29% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Chemeketa Community College is reasonable: 23:1. Learn more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,600
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, around $10,900 per year. The additional fees at Chemeketa Community College not covered by tuition are around $700, which makes it a total of $11,600 per year.

Read the details about Chemeketa Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Chemeketa Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (503) 399-5000 or check Chemeketa Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Chemeketa Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Chemeketa Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Chemeketa Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Chemeketa Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Chemeketa Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Chemeketa Community College, 4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305, USA
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