Education Statistics


​Salem is uniquely equipped with flexible and responsive workforce training resources to connect you to Salem’s job-ready workforce, including specialized or custom training programs.

​Salem-Keizer Public Schools by the numbers

Salem has an excellent K-12 school system with Grammy Award winning music programs and high-performing athletes that make Salem-Keizer Public Schools unique.  A variety of education opportunities are available to Salem residents including charter schools and online schools.

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is the second-largest school district in Oregon.

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College and University data

Located within an hour of Salem are several universities, colleges, and vocational schools that provide undergraduate and graduate programs. Students are linked with training in key emerging sectors through workforce training, a Career and Technical Education Center, and a new and growing public/private educational partnership.

Student enrollment

Name ​Number of students ​Data year ​Data source
​Chemeketa Community College ​24,809 2018-19​ ​Higher Education Coordinating Commission's Community College Institution Level Student Head Count
​Corban University ​1,232 ​2017 ​U.S. News & World Report
​George Fox University ​4,070 ​2019-20 ​George Fox University Quick Facts
Western Oregon University ​4,929 ​2019 Higher Education Coordinating Commission's Public University Fall Fourth Week Headcount Enrollment
​Willamette University ​2,179 ​2019 Willamette University Quick Facts