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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 2012-2013 academic year 38,881 people enrolled in classes and workshops at Chemeketa.

Student and employee demographics; financial support

Sixty-seven percent of our students in 2012-13 were between the ages of 16 and 35.

The ethnic make up of our 2012-2013 student body was -

  • White, Non-Hispanic: 54.9 percent
  • Black, Non-Hispanic: 1.4 percent
  • Hispanic: 17.8 percent
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 1.7 percent
  • Asian: 1.7 percent
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.8 percent
  • International: 0.4 percent
  • Other/Not Given: 18.9 percent

Number of college employees as of January 2013:

  • Full-time staff: 458
  • Full-time faculty: 220
  • Part-time faculty: 575
  • Hourly and student employees: 398

Where the college gets its funding: 2013-14 General Fund

  • Tuition & fees: 30.8 percent
  • State Sources: 30.2 percent
  • Local taxes: 22.6 percent
  • Other: 16.4 percent