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Salem, Oregon

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Your chances of getting into Corban University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

37.5%
Admission Difficulty for Corban University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition High 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Corban University is 37.5%.  Its admission rate is the 2nd lowest in Oregon and the 132nd lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Corban University and can you get accepted?

Corban University is a highly competitive school to get into. You have a moderate chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 801 out of the 2,136 who applied were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 43 percent on standardized admission tests. Corban University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.53. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Corban University?

38% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Corban University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.53 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1080 on the SAT
  • Score 23 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Corban University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.53

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Corban University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Corban University are to have around a 3.53 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Corban University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Corban University is 3.53 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #11 in Oregon for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Corban University is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.5 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Corban University SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Corban University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 17% of students submitted SAT scores and 5% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1003-1165

Applicants Submitting SAT 

17%
SAT Scores for Corban University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 503
Math 25th Percentile 500
Composite 25th Percentile 1003
SAT Scores for Corban University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 605
Math 75th Percentile 560
Composite 75th Percentile 1165
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Corban University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Corban University is 1080 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1003-1165. Students who get into Corban University score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Corban University ranks #12 in the state of Oregon for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1080 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Corban University regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1003 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1003, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 930, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Corban University is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "considered but not required".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1080 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1084, you have around a 38% chance of being admitted. A 1165 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 54% chance of getting in.

Corban University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1165 and Above Good >54%
1084 to 1165 Avg + 38%-54%
1003 to 1084 Avg - 24%-38%
922 to 1003 Reach 15%-24%
Less than 922 Low <15%
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Corban University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

21-26 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

5%
ACT Scores for Corban University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 18
Math 25th Percentile 17
Composite 25th Percentile 21
ACT Scores for Corban University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 27
Math 75th Percentile 27
Composite 75th Percentile 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Corban University?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Corban University is 23, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 21 and 26.  The school ranks #9 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 23. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 21 and score in the score in the top 43 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 18.

5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Corban University.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Corban University is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "considered but not required".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Corban University for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 23 score has around 38% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 57% with a 26 ACT score.

Corban University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >57%
23 to 26 Avg + 38%-57%
21 to 23 Avg - 27%-38%
19 to 21 Reach 18%-27%
Less than 19 Low <18%
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High School Class Rank

76% of Corban University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 49% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Corban University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 21%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Corban University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,351 785 2,136
Accepted 522 279 801
Acceptance Rate 39% 36% 38%
Enrolled 100 73 173
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 26% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

161

Applicants have 161 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Corban University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Corban University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Corban University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Corban University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Corban University is highly competitive, you have a moderate chance of acceptance depending on your GPA and test scores. If you earn at least a 3.53 GPA, you will have a fair shot at getting in. Additionally, you should score a 1080 on the SAT or 23 on the ACT to be competitive. If you can score a 1165 SAT you will be a very strong applicant.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210331 IPEDS survey data for Corban University.

FAQs

Does Corban University prefer SAT or ACT?

17% of students submit their SAT scores to Corban University. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Corban University?

38% of those who apply are granted admission to Corban University. Admission competition is high and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Corban University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1003 and 1165. The average SAT score is 1084. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Corban University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. The average ACT score is 23. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.