Corban University

5000 Deer Park Dr SE, Salem, United States
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Overview of Corban University

About this school

Corban University (formerly Western Baptist College) is a church-affiliated college founded in 1935. It offers more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. The 100-acre campus is located in Salem, 45 miles south of Portland.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,021
    • Men:397 (38.9%)
    • Women:624 (61.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Corban University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
5000 Deer Park Drive, SE
City, State, Zip
Salem, OR  97301-9392
Phone
(503) 375-7005
Fax
(503) 585-4316
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
33% of 1,943 applicants were admitted
Women
32% of 1,380 applicants were admitted
Men
35% of 563 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
266 (41%) of 641 admitted students enrolled
Women
171 (38%) of 446 admitted students enrolled
Men
95 (49%) of 195 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.58
375 And Above
46%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
12%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $33,040 (71.48265939724368%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,231 (22.134960299430993%)
  • Other Expences: - $950 (2.055342809545445%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (4.3270374937798834%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Corban University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 5
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001339
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
225 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
204 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
204 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
36 (17.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$22,607
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 204 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,368
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 163 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,054
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 26 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
16 (6.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,756

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
838 (89.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
765 (91.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
764 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
132 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$22,273
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 755 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,636
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 629 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,684
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 79 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
93 (9.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,522

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,408
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Education, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,494

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


50

Part-Time Faculty


84

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 78% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
207,294

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
54
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Corban University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family Psychology
  • Finance, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Women's Ministry
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Divinity, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


160,614

Nearest Metropolitan Area


145 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Portland

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 76 average high in September
Rain
147 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Portland
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Salem
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Salem

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


49% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


51%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Warrior
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Corban University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, corban recreation, corban community garden, stories of glory, dens and leviathans, corban students for life

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


936

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,021
Women
624
Men
397

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 1.5% Black/African-American
  • 1.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 8.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.2% White
  • 5.7% Unknown

International Students


5.5%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


166

Student Resources

Study resources