Corban University was first established in 1935 at Arizona as the Western Baptist Bible College. In 1969, the school moved to Salem, Oregon. It changed its name to Corban College in 2005 and became known as Corban University in May 1, 2010. This private, independent Baptist college offers Bible studies as well as undergraduate degrees in Liberal Arts, and graduate courses in Business, Education and Counseling.
Most programs must be completed on-campus however; some degrees can be earned through Corban’s Accelerated Online and Adult Degree Programs. Corban’s Bachelor of Science in Business and Bachelor of Science in Psychology can be earned online, as well as four Graduate courses.
Although primarily a Baptist-run institution, the University accepts students of other religious denominations. To qualify for enrolment, potential undergraduate students must have a minimum of 30 semester hours transferable credit from accredited colleges / universities; competent at writing at Bachelor’s degree level. More information on Corban’s admissions requirements can be obtained from the University Registrar or Admission’s Office.
Tuition at Corban University is program dependent but on average, a Bachelor’s degree costs $425.00 per credit unit (including books), while Graduate degrees ranges from $480.00 to $495.00 per credit unit (excluding books). Financial assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, payment plans are available to eligible students. Students in active military duty are qualified to avail of Military Education Benefits.
Corban University was ranked as the 8th best school in the Western United States in the 2004 issue of US News and World Report. It is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and has been regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1968.