International Student Welcome

 
Students in multicultural room practicing different languages

Getting started

Chemeketa Community College is an exciting and diverse place to learn and grow. Students from all age groups and experiences with a wide variety of educational goals attend. Each year we serve about 120 international students from a variety of cultures, ethnicities and countries. At Chemeketa, you can earn a transfer degree to a four-year university or obtain a two-year technical degree to begin a career. Among the most popular transfer programs include business, social sciences, and engineering. Some of our outstanding two-year degree programs include computer electronics, graphic design, hospitality management, nursing, and viticulture, among many others.

Chemeketa offers an outstanding range of international student services and activities to help students get started, like orientation programs and housing assistance. Other services are designed to help students succeed, including academic tutoring, writing and math centers, drop-in advising, conversation tables, employment opportunities and clubs.

Chemeketa also offers an intensive English program. The Language and Culture Institute offers English classes at your level, with students from many different countries of the world. A single class may have students from as many as 20 different countries, including those of South and Central America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.

More information

If you would like more information about attending Chemeketa, contact our Office of International Programs, by telephone 503.399.5141, or by FAX 503.365.4768.