Chemeketa Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,455
3.13% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,000
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.05%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,642
44.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
19.4%
260 Graduates

About

Chemeketa Community College is a higher education institution located in Marion County, OR. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Chemeketa Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (514 degrees awarded), General Studies (435 degrees), and Education of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments (42 degrees).

In 2022, 1,673 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chemeketa Community College. 64.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (653 degrees), 1.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (488 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chemeketa Community College is $4,455, which is $−3,657 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Chemeketa Community College is $4,455, which is $−3,657 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,000.

In 2022, 55% of undergraduate students attending Chemeketa Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,455
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Chemeketa Community College was $4,455. The cost of tuition at Chemeketa Community College is $−3,657 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,000
2022 Value
6.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Chemeketa Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,000. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Chemeketa Community College grew by 6.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,743
Room and Board
$975
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chemeketa Community College was of $13,743 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 15.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $975. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Chemeketa Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 17% with respect to 2021, when 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.05%
2019 Default Rate
54
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Chemeketa Community College was 3.05%, which represents 54 out of the 1771 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Chemeketa Community College had a total enrollment of 7,642 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Chemeketa Community College is 3,422 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,220. This means that 44.8% of students enrolled at Chemeketa Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chemeketa Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.3% White, 30.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.29% Two or More Races, 2.2% Asian, 1.43% Black or African American, 1.24% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.864% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chemeketa Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.8%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chemeketa Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,642 students. The full-time enrollment at Chemeketa Community College is 3,422 and the part-time enrollment is 4,220. This means that 44.8% of students enrolled at Chemeketa Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Chemeketa Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Chemeketa Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,769 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,337 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    328 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Chemeketa Community College is 49.3% White, 30.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.29% Two or More Races, 2.2% Asian, 1.43% Black or African American, 1.24% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.864% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 740 students (9.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 489 more women than men received degrees from Chemeketa Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chemeketa Community College is white (653 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (488 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Chemeketa Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (514 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (435 degrees) and Education of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments (42 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Chemeketa Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (949 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (62 degrees), and Protective Services (64 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chemeketa Community College are Police officers (134,457 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (115,315 people), Other managers (109,941 people), Construction managers (49,819 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (42,913 people).

The most specialized majors at Chemeketa Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (949 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (62 degrees), Protective Services (64 degrees), Engineering Technologies (26 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chemeketa Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Chemeketa Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (949 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (62 degrees), Protective Services (64 degrees), Engineering Technologies (26 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chemeketa Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (323,287 people), Elementary & secondary schools (246,991 people), Construction (139,693 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (83,875 people), and Computer Systems Design (82,452 people).

The most specialized majors at Chemeketa Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (949 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (62 degrees), Protective Services (64 degrees), Engineering Technologies (26 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Chemeketa Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 514 degrees awarded
  2. 435 degrees awarded
  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Chemeketa Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 514 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

592
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,081
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 592 degrees were awarded to men at Chemeketa Community College, which is 0.548 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,081).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 180 degrees were awarded to men at Chemeketa Community College in General Studies, which is 0.706 times less than the 255 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 360 degrees were awarded to men at Chemeketa Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.34 times more than the 154 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Chemeketa Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Chemeketa Community College is Female and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 25% of graduates (65 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    653 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    488 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chemeketa Community College is white (653 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (488 degrees).

22.5% of degree recipients (377 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    444 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    321 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    209 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chemeketa Community College is white female (444 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (321 degrees).

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Operations

Chemeketa Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.85M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−4.03%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Chemeketa Community College had a total salary expenditure of 143M. Chemeketa Community College employs 177 Instructors. Most academics at Chemeketa Community College are Female Instructor (90), and Male Instructor (87).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chemeketa Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 117 employees, Management, with 102 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees.

Endowment

$6.85M
2022 Endowment
12.4%
decline from 2021

Chemeketa Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.85M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Chemeketa Community College declined 12.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.63M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $28.7M - Federal
  2. $1.11M - State
  3. $168k - Local

As of 2022, Chemeketa Community College received $28.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.11M from state grants and contracts, and $168k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$47.8M
2022 Salaries
18%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Chemeketa Community College paid a median of $47.8M in salaries, which represents 33.4% of their overall expenditure ($143M) and a 18% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.7M
Instructional Salaries
177
Number of Employees

In 2022, Chemeketa Community College paid a total of $15.7M to 177 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
177 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
117 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chemeketa Community College was Instructor with 177 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chemeketa Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 117 employees, Management with 102 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chemeketa Community College was Female Instructor with 90 employees, and Male Instructor with 87 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Chemeketa Community College.

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