Corban University is an independent Christian university in Salem, Oregon, with more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. Along with traditional and adult degree completion programs at the undergraduate level, Corban offers graduate teacher licensure programs and graduate degrees in education, business, ministry and counseling.
Corban is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as fifth in the West's Best Regional Colleges for 2010. Corban has been ranked in the Top Ten in the West for the last nine years in that category, and is the only Christian college in the Northwest to be ranked in the West’s Top 10.
- Freshman are among top 25 percent of their high school class (2nd)
- Combined graduation and freshman retention rate (6th). During the past three years Corban's freshman retention rate has been 70 percent.
- 13:1 student/faculty ratio (4th)
- Corban also received national recognition by the Best Christian Workplace Institute ranking it as the number one Christian workplace in 2006 among similarly sized colleges.
Corban University is an academic community with a Baptist heritage that bases its existence on the concept of ministry through the application of the “Great Commission” as presented in Matthew 28: 19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…teaching them to observe all that I commanded you…” All our academic programs are Christ-Centered equipping students to have a biblical worldview on all issues of life.
Corban is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities