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Corban University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Corban University Description:

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.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,161 (955 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $26,431
  • Books: $900 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,590
  • Other Expenses: $3,200
  • Total Cost: $39,121

Corban University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 75%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,362
    • Loans: $6,691

Scholarships for Corban University (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

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

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 45%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Corban University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.corban.edu/about/index.html

"To educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. Based on Matthew 28:19-20

  • To foster a transformative learning culture where a sustainable biblical worldview takes shape.
  • To build a Christian community that promotes worship, creative expression and activities that reflect God's character.
  • To cultivate a life of stewardship and service toward God, humanity and creation. "
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