Corban University

Salem, OR

Corban University

Salem, OR

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Christian Life

Christian Life Profile

Make a difference in the world at Corban University

Are you looking for a college with a close-knit community, rigorous academics, authentic faith, and a stunning location? Discover your perfect college fit at Corban University, a private university in the Pacific Northwest dedicated to educating Christians to make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. 

Academic excellence
Academic excellence at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels as well as online prepares students for careers as business leaders, educators, medical professionals, politicians, ministry leaders, and more. Expert faculty, a tight-knit community, and opportunities for local and global engagement provide for students’ growth both in and beyond the classroom.

Bold Christianity
With biblical integration in every class and a Bible minor built into every degree, your faith is always part of your learning. Chapel, Bible studies, and worship nights encourage your spiritual growth. You’ll be challenged to live thoughtfully, compassionately, and authentically as you prepare for your future. 

Vibrant community
It’s been said that you learn as much in college outside the classroom as you do inside. That’s because your college years are not just a time for education but alsofor adventure. From the Beach Party to the Spring Formal, outdoor adventures to talent competitions, intramural sports to music ensembles, there's a place for you to be you at Corban. When you get involved in student life, you’ll grow not only academically but spiritually through the experiences you have and relationships you build. Students thrive in Corban’s tight-knit Christian community, and there are countless ways to get involved in activities that match your interests.

Come see for yourself! We're open for on-campus visits, but to promote the health and safety of our community and our visitors, appointments are required. Explore our visit opportunities to find the visit option that’s right for you!



Ranked among the "Best Regional Universities" in the West | U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Achieved the highest grade among Oregon colleges in recognition of a commitment to graduating well-rounded students prepared to make a difference in their careers | What Will They Learn?


Named a NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution for 14 consecutive years for conduct in competition, academic focus, and character recognition and promotion


Situated on a beautiful forested hillside overlooking OREGON's capital city of SALEM, Corban’s 205-acre campus is the perfect home base for adventure in the Pacific Northwest, just an hour from the mountains and the Oregon coast.

Corban Fast Facts

University Overview
School type: Four-year and graduate level
Size of campus: 205 acres
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Student body: 2,282 students worldwide
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School Motto:
Make a Difference

Costs and Financial Aid
Traditional undergraduate tuition at Corban University is $36,088 for full-time undergraduate students for 2023-2024. With room, board, activities, and other fees combined, the total cost of attendance is $48,914 without financial aid. However, 99% of students receive financial aid, and every new student traditional undergraduate student will get at least a $9,000 academic scholarship.

16 varsity athletic teams
• Member of NAIA and Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC)

An Inside Look