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The University

Corban is an independent Christian university in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Their motto, "Dedicating Heart and Mind to God," is their focus as they pursue their mission to educate students who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. The university is nationally recognized for exceptional academic programs, community service, and value.

Academic Programs

Corban's 50 majors and program options will stimulate students' academic and spiritual growth. Professors become mentors. Classmates become lifelong friends. Students will be prepared for graduate school and equipped for success with employers who actively seek out Corban graduates. Internships, study abroad programs, and church and community service opportunities further connect students' faith to their education and future career.


Each major is combined with a solid core of Bible courses that allows students to grow both spiritually and academically while developing a Christian worldview in every area of their life. The school is dedicated to helping all students achieve their highest potential through the pursuit of academic excellence in a Christ-centered atmosphere.

Student Life

The residence halls are a welcoming home away from home where students can create memories that last a lifetime and get involved in various campus activi?¼ties like the Barn Party, Film Festival or worship nights. Students put their faith in action by serving on mission trips or in local ministries. Students can also play a multitude of intramural sports. The university's central location is just an hour from the ocean, two hours from the mountains and 45 minutes from Portland. Hiking, snowboarding and camping are almost at the doorstep.

Warrior Athletics

As a member of the Cascade Collegiate Conference of the NAIA and NCCAA, Corban offers 13 intercollegiate sports with scholarships available. Warrior athletes have captured 22 conference titles and six National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national championships.

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Deer Park Drive, SE
Salem, OR  97301-9392
United States
Contact Jordan Lindsey
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@corban.edu
Phone: 503-375-7156
Fax: 503-585-4316

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.7
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

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SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 24 21 26

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Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

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Student Body

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Hispanic/Latino 1.57%
Black or African American 1.37%
White or Caucasian 74.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.98%
Asian 2.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.59%
Two or more races 7.74%
Other 5.39%


Male (38.88%)
Female (61.12%)

Campus Life


College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 49%

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Campus events:
Turkey Trot, Humans vs. Zombies and World Outreach Week

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Total Faculty
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Full-time - 50
Part-time - 84
Male - 84
Female - 50