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Help Us Help International Students

Agency Partners in International Education

Let's work together for global education.

Steps for Partnering with Chemeketa

  1. Learn more. We invite you to learn more about Chemeketa by exploring our site
  2. Submit Agent Survey. Complete our agent survey
  3. Sample Contract Review. We will send a sample contract for your review and completion
  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. Final Contract Review. Once we receive all your documents we will email back a final contract for your records
  6. Certificate of Appointment. We will send a Certificate of Appointment and materials for your office
  7. Training Meeting. We will request a meeting with your team for training and to discuss potential goals

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 Diversity Statement

Why Students Choose Chemeketa

  • Our students receive personalized service from dedicated advisors
  • 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
  • Students 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
  • Our 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
  • Students choose from over 120 degrees and certificate programs


See the schedule under our How to Apply section for due dates.

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. However your students will benefit with Chemeketa's No TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson's, or Duolingo score requirement for admission.