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Corban University

Salem, Oregon

Corban University inspires its students through a curriculum that enriches every subject through a Christian lens. The University’s biblical perspective builds up future leaders who are both intellectual and ethical.

Student Profile

Fall 2016 Enrollment
1,022 undergraduate students
95% of undergrad students are full time
40% male — 60% female
57% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2016-2017 Academic Year
55 full-time faculty
76 part-time faculty
13 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2016
89% of first year students live on campus
63% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

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First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences X
Learning Communities  
Writing-Intensive Courses X
Collaborative Assignments and Projects X
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning X
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

RETENTION FALL 2016

80% of students began in Fall 2015 and returned in Fall 2016 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 YEAR GRADUATION RATE 2016

58% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2016

Nonresident aliens 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 2%
White 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 4%

Academic Programs

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES: Criminal Justice, English, Communication, Creative Writing, Journalism, Humanities, Exercise Science, Forensic Psychology, Health Science (Pre-Med), History, Mathematics, Media Arts, Music, Music Performance, Political Science, Psychology, Pre-Counseling/Clinical Psychology, Worship Arts SCHOOL OF MINISTRY: Biblical-Theological Studies, Christian Ministry, Intercultural Education, Intercultural Studies, Linguistics HOFF SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: Accounting, Leadership & Management, Marketing, Sports & Recreation Management SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND COUNSELING: Bible Education, Biology Education, Business Education, Elementary Education, Health Education, Language Arts Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Physical Education, Social Studies Education

ACTIVITIES OFFERED

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band X
Dance  
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band X
Literary magazine  
Marching band  
Model UN  
Music ensembles X
Musical theater  
Opera  
Pep band  
Radio station X
Student government X
Student newspaper X
Student-run film society X
Symphony orchestra X
Television station  
Yearbook X

COMMON CORE

Arts/fine arts X
Computer literacy X
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages X
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy X
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 108 108 69 39 16 4 0 344

CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Coed dorms  
Men’s dorms X
Women’s dorms X
Apartments for married students  
Apartments for single students X
Special housing for disabled students  
Special housing for international students  
Fraternity/sorority housing  
Cooperative housing  
Theme housing  
Wellness housing  
Other housing options  

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2016

2,474 Total Applicants
855 Total Admissions
237 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
34.56% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2017-18 Admission

Rolling admission? No

Closing date: Aug 1
Priority date: Feb

ADMISSIONS FACTORS

Very Important
Academic GPA
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Religious affiliation/commitment

Important
Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Character/personal qualities

Considered
Interview
Extracurricular activities
First generation
Alumni/ae relation

Freshmen Profile Fall 2016

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 490 590
SAT Math 460 580
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT Math 18 25
ACT English 20 26
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

https://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/corban 

TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2017-2018

Expenses  
Tuition $30,980
Fees $660
Total $31,640
   
Room and Board (on campus) $10,060
Estimated Total On Campus $41,700

FINANCIAL AID

Average Financial Aid Packages 2015-16 Final

$23,274 First year students
$17,920 All undergrads

Financial Aid Breakdown 2015-16 Final

68.1% on average, the percentage of need that was met
16% of financial need students that had need fully met

$17,920 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$4,392 Average need-based loan

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