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How to Partner with Chemeketa

Steps for Partnering with Chemeketa

  1. 1. Learn more. We invite you to learn more about Chemeketa by exploring our site
  2. 2. Submit Agent Survey. Submit our Fillable Agent survey and email it to
  3. 3. Sample Contract Review. We will send a sample contract for your review and completion
  4. 4. Bank and Tax Information. We will ask you to submit your bank information and to complete the appropriate tax forms for your agency
  5. 5. Final Contract Review. Once we receive all your documents we will email back a final contract for your records
  6. 6. Certificate of Appointment. We will send a Certificate of Appointment and materials for your office

About Us

"We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all." -Chemeketa's Diversity Statement

Why Choose Chemeketa

  • • You receive personalized service from dedicated advisors. As a result 65% of our international students receive awards for academic excellence on our honor roll
  • • Located in the state capital, Salem is a safe and supportive city
  • • You get to study the same courses as in a 4 year university at half of the cost
  • • We offer a 2+2 program (two years at Chemeketa plus two years at a university = 4 year Bachelor's Degree)
  • • Chemeketa students transfer equally to all public schools in Oregon
  • • Average class size is 25 students
  • • No application fee; no TOEFL or IELTS required
  • • Chemeketa offers comprehensive language and college level studies and can accept students at all levels
  • • Our African students love Chemeketa because of the friendly staff, great extracurricular activities, excellent educational opportunities, lower cost of school and easy transfer process to a 4 year university
  • • Chemeketa has over 40 different countries and 5 continents represented in our student body
  • • Over 120 degrees and certificate programs to choose from. For our programs list visit here »

Key Information

Fall 2017

Winter 2018

Spring 2018

Overseas Deadline August 1 November 1 February 1
In-country Transfer September 1 December 1 March 1
Arrival September 14 & 15 December 28 & 29 March 15 & 16
Orientation September 18 - 20 January 3 - 5 March 21 - 23
Summer 2018

Session I

Session II

Overseas Deadline May 1 June 1
In-country Transfer June 1 July 1
Arrival June 25 & 26 July 23 & 24
Orientation June 27 - 28 July 25 - 26

Chemeketa's Summer sessions focus on Intensive English and US culture. It is a good opportunity for students who are interested in practicing English and learning more about US culture to start their education.

Test Requirements

All students who enter Chemeketa will take required English and/or college placement tests during orientation which provide the student with successful class selection.