Chemeketa and Oregon State University

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Dual enroll with Chemeketa and Oregon State University

Complete one application process for enrollment at Chemeketa and Oregon State University. The program is open to all U.S. citizens and residents pursuing their bachelor's degree. Many students in the program also earn an associate's degree.

What are the benefits?

  • One application process for both Chemeketa and OSU
  • Chemeketa/OSU advising available at either campus
  • Increased flexibility in scheduling with access to more classes
  • Opportunity to access services and participate in college life on both campuses:

    Student internship program
    Study Abroad opportunities
    Work-study opportunities at OSU
    OSU Honors College at OSU
    Dixon Recreation Center
    Student Health Services
    Admission at OSU Student prices to PAC-10 athletic events
    Involvement in student activities (music, theater, art and intramural sports)
    Financial aid available for qualified students admitted under the degree partnership program

  • Access to library and computer lab resources on both campuses
  • Skill-building through preparatory courses at Chemeketa and lower division courses at either Chemeketa or OSU
  • Easier transition from community college to university

What are the requirements?

Chemeketa/OSU Degree Partnership Program minimum requirements for admission consideration:

Admission Requirements First Year Student Transfer Student
Grade Point Average (GPA) Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a standard unweighted 4 point scale as calculated by the Office of Admissions at OSU Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher for all previous college work. Eligible to return to most recent college or university attended.
SAT/ACT/TOEFL First year applicants must submit official Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores to the Office of Admissions at OSU.   
Coursework College Preparatory Subjects:
  • English (4 years)
  • Mathematics (3 years) including 1st year algebra and 2 additional years culminating at algebra II or higher
  • Social Studies (3 years) including U.S. History, 1 global studies, 1 social studies elective
  • Science (2 years): 1 year each of two different sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, etc.)
  • PASS Oregon students completing PASS requirements in English, Math, Science and/or Visual & Performing Arts must have a minimum score of "M" ("Meets") in each required standard listed:
    • English: Standards A, B, C and D;
    • Math: Standards A, B, C or D, E;
    • Science: Standards A and B;
    • Visual & Performing Arts: Standards A and B or C and D
Successful completion of no less than 24 quarter (16 semester) graded, transferable credits.

English: College level writing beginning with WR121 (Eng. Comp.) or higher with grade of "C-" or above.
Foreign Language Requirement Foreign Language (2 years) 2 years of the same high-school level foreign language, or earning a grade of "C-" or higher in the third year of high-school level foreign language, or completing two quarters of the same college-level foreign language, or earning satisfactory score on an approved assessment of foreign language knowledge. Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) is acceptable in meeting this requirement. Applicants who have graduated from high school in Spring 1997 or later have to meet the same foreign language requirements for the First Year Admission.
Math/Writing Placement Provide documentation of Math Placement recommendation from Chemeketa, OSU or institution last attended.
Students who intend on taking WR121 at Chemeketa must take the writing placement test, or submit a petition to waive the test.

How do I get more information?

Visit OSU Degree Partnership Program or
Contact the admissions office at OSU at 1.800.291.4192 or
Chemeketa Counseling at 503.399.5120 or
Chemeketa Enrollment Services at 503.589.7652 for information

How do I apply?

Degree Partnership Website