Corban College

Corban College

Corban College was originally founded as a Bible institute in 1935. It was then located in Phoenix, Arizona. In 1946, it moved to California, and was renamed Western Baptist Bible College. In 1969, the institute relocated to Oregon, and was given its current name in 2005. In 2007, the name of the college was extended to Corban College and Graduate School. It now occupies a 100-acre wooded hillside campus in Salem, Oregon.

Corban College and Graduate School awards associate's and bachelor's degrees in arts and science. Students can choose from majors in subjects like business, music, health science, psychology, social science, interdisciplinary studies, mathematics, human performance, education and English. Master's degrees are also available in the fields of education and counseling.

Corban College and Graduate School is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Cascade Collegiate Conference. The athletics department fields teams in sports like baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, golf, track and field, cross country, and volleyball.

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Contacting Corban

Corban College
5000 Deer Park Dr SE
Salem , OR 97317-9392
General Phone: (503) 581-8600

Corban Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling54psychology
Education and Teaching42education
Liberal Arts37English, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, social services
Business and Management36business management
Religion and Philosophy12bible studies
Medical Support and Technology6health service and sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6health and physical education
Computer Science and Engineering1computer science

Number of programs and degrees for Corban in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree19113
Associate's degree43
Master's degree61

Corban Student Body

In 2007-2008, Corban had a total enrollment of 959 students (1,059 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 35%
Women 65%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 0%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 30%
20-21 33%
22-24 14%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Corban Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 100 %

Corban Room and Board (2007)

Corban offers campus housing for 538 of its 1,059 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Salem, Oregon for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oregon Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Corban Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480580
SAT Math450580
SAT Writing440570
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1725
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT35%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Corban Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,320
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,320
Room and board $ 8,068
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 3,202

Financial Aid:
Corban participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 133900)

Corban Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year3$57,0022*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$49,0112*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$54,3554$54,649

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$58,0782*
Associate professoracademic year9$48,8041*
Assistant professoracademic year8$43,4444$41,413
All faculty totalacademic year26$50,3657$46,679

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Corban Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Cascade Collegiate Conference
Baseball Cascade Collegiate Conference
Track Cascade Collegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports254772

Corban Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Corban Apart:

Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%Corban Number of degree programs
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Corban % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Corban % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Corban Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Corban Number of students
% of degrees in mathematics
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Corban % of degrees in mathematics

checked Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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