The Cost of Attending Chemeketa
Chemeketa provides you one of the most affordable higher education opportunities in Oregon. Find out how much you'll need to pay for tuition and associated fees.
Tuition & Fee Information
Coupled with numerous financial aid opportunities, a Chemeketa education is an affordable and smart investment.
Academic Year 2023 - 2024 Tuition & Fees
Effective summer term 2023 –
- Oregon and border state students: $138 per credit ($101 tuition + $37 universal fee)
- Out-of-state students: $309 per credit ($272 tuition + $37 universal fee)
- International students: $309 per credit ($272 tuition + $37 universal fee) plus a non-refundable $265 fee per-term for students attending with an F1 visa)
The universal fee shown above is used to support a variety of activities. The breakdown of the universal fee and the uses are as follows:
|Athletics Fee||$0.95||Provides general support for athletic programs|
|General Fund||$27.80||Provides funding for student supporting services and operational support for the college|
|Instructional Equipment Fee||$3.20||Funds replacement and repair of equipment and software for instructional delivery and academic and student support services|
|Safety and Security Fee||$0.70||Contributes to enhancing the safety and security of all college properties|
|Student Activity Fee||$0.45||Provides support for student retention efforts, multicultural activities, student ID system, and other student success efforts|
|Student Initiated Fee||$0.70||Funds student leadership programs, clubs and activities, and a legislative internship program|
|Student Success Fee||$2.50||Provides support for initiatives directed by the college's strategic plan related to student success and access|
|Technology Fee||$0.70||Assists the college in making investments to maintain core infrastructure our technology relies on|
The costs cited above are for tuition and universal fees. Some classes have additional fees such as course materials and lab fees or differential fees. All fees for a class will appear totaled together in the 'Tui + Fee' column of the class schedule. Costs for credit classes are calculated on a per-credit basis. Tuition varies depending on your permanent residence.
Payment Due Date
Before the first day of the term or within ten days of registration (whichever is later) to avoid a $25 late fee. Additional late fees will be applied each term on unpaid accounts throughout the term.
More About Residency
- Learn more about your tuition rate based on your residency
College Prep Classes
- Call 503.399.5224 for current costs of ABE and GED classes
- Call 503.399.6298 for current costs of non-credit ESOL classes
- Call the Testing Department at 503.399.6556 for the current fee to take the GED test
|Term||First Late Fee $25||Second Late Fee $25||Third Late Fee $25|
On unpaid accounts as of the
|Fri. May 12th, 2023||Fri. June 9, 2023|
|Summer 2023||Mon. July 31, 2023||Mon. Aug. 14, 2023|
|Fall 2023||Fri. Nov. 3, 2023||Fri. Dec. 1, 2023|
|Winter 2024||Fri. Feb. 16, 2024||Fri. Mar. 15, 2024|
|Spring 2024||Fri. May 10, 2024||Fri. June 7, 2024|
The maximum late fee per term is $75.
A past due account may result in future denial of services including –
- Withholding of transcripts
- Denial of future credit
- Impact on credit history
- Additional collection charges and legal fees