Take your first step for a better path to tomorrow.

Start your bachelor’s degree or launch your career with a certificate or associate degree

Whether you’re starting to think about college or considering a career change, Chemeketa has a place for you. Two campuses and three community centers conveniently located in Salem, McMinnville, Dallas and Woodburn make it possible to begin your journey to success close to home.

Exciting career and education opportunities

Chemeketa offers opportunities to get you closer to achieving your career and life goals. Regardless of your age or background, Chemeketa can provide you with flexible and accessible college courses to fit your lifestyle and needs.

College classes are taught by faculty dedicated to teaching, allowing Chemeketa to offer relevant college courses and an in-depth education tailored to provide you with the skills local and national employers are seeking.

Enjoy an engaging college experience

Students choose Chemeketa Community College for a variety of reasons, from affordability and flexible scheduling options to certificates and degrees designed to prepare students for work or to transfer to a four-year college, but the benefits don’t end there.

  • The faculty at Chemeketa are devoted to providing relevant real-world skills to students
  • Small class sizes mean you get the personal attention you deserve
  • Support personnel – including advisors, tutors, counselors and more – are here to help you succeed
  • Chemeketa’s rich college life includes service-learning, clubs, a diverse student body, international experiences and athletics