Corban University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Oregon


Established in 1935, Corban University has seen its home move from Phoenix, Arizona, to Oakland, California, to its current location in Salem, Oregon. Salem is the state's capital and home to Willamette University. Western Oregon University is nearby. Corban is a Christian university affiliated with the Baptist Church, and the school's curriculum is Christ-centered and promotes a biblical worldview. The university offers over 50 academic programs among which business and psychology are most popular. Academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Corban University Warriors compete in the NAIA Cascade Collegiate Conference. The university fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate teams.

Most Popular Majors

Bible Studies, Business Administration, Education, English, Psychology, Social Sciences

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1031
Total Grad Students: 1031
Undergraduate Students:
Faculty: 43

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: :1

Percent Male: 39%
Percent Female: 61%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 42%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

5000 Deer Park Dr
Salem Oregon 97317


Main Email:

Main Phone: 800-845-3005

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Sarah Ernst
800-845-3005 x2152

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Sarah Ernst
800-845-3005 x2152

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):
No more than 70 semester or 105 quarter hours of lower division courses may be transferred. A maximum of 98 semester hours may be transferred from a four-year college.

Test Scores for Applying:
If a student has less than 31 semester or 47 quarter hours of transferrable credit SAT scores are required for admission

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Christian Character Reference

Essay(s) required:
Personal Faith Statement

Application Fee:
Spring 2011 $35 Fall 2011 free until November 16th, $35 after November 16th.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 20 26
English 20 26
Math 19 26
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 488 610
Math 460 580
Writing 468 580

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 43%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -43%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 900

Other Expenses: 3200

Room and Board: 7980

Tuition and Fees: 25406

Total Cost: 37486

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Academic, Phi Theta Kappa, and merit based scholarships are available. We also offer need based money based on submission of the FAFSA.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8267

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 75%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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