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Some facts about Chemeketa

There's no such thing as a typical Chemeketa student. Our students are all ages, from recent high school graduates to retired people. Some students attend full-time, others attend part-time, many combine work and school. During the 2013-2014 academic year 36,910 people enrolled in classes and workshops at Chemeketa.

Student and employee demographics; financial support

Seventy percent of our students in 2013-14 were between the ages of 16 and 35.

The ethnic make up of our 2013-2014 student body was -

  • White, Non-Hispanic: 49.9%
  • Black, Non-Hispanic: 1.3%
  • Hispanic: 20.3%
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 1.5%
  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.7%
  • International: 0.1%
  • Other/Not Given: 22.2%

Number of college employees as of June 2014:

  • Full-time staff: 456
  • Full-time faculty: 221
  • Part-time faculty: 514
  • Hourly and student employees: 446

Where the college gets its funding: 2014-15 General Fund

  • Tuition & fees: 26.0%
  • State Sources: 34.9%
  • Local taxes: 24.1%
  • Other: 15.0%