Tabor College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Kansas


Tabor College is a small, private liberal arts college that is proud of its decidedly Christian identity. Affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren, the college is Christ-centered in its approach to education and its commitment to service. The college is located in the small city of Hillsboro, Kansas, about 50 miles north of Wichita where Tabor's School of Adult and Graduate Studies is located. The college does well with financial aid, and nearly all students receive some form of grant aid. Students can choose from 28 undergraduate majors, and professional fields such as business, education and nursing are most popular. All programs are grounded in the liberal arts. Student life includes a range of clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Tabor Bluejays compete in the NAIA Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference for 15 sports. The college fields eight women's and seven men's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Christian Studies, Elementary Education, Nursing

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 612
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 646
Faculty: 35

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Percent Male: 53%
Percent Female: 47%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 33%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro Kansas 67063


Main Email:

Main Phone: 620-947-3121

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Lee Waldron
Director of Enrollment Operations, Admissions

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer students who have attempted 10 semester hours or more will be considered for admission if they have a 2.0 GPA based on all classes attempted excluding technical credit, developmental/skills classes, remedial credit, physical education activity courses and physical education participation credits. 16 Academic Catalog Additionally, the two highest grades in physical education activity/ participation courses will be included in the substantial GPA

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transfer credit will normally be awarded for credit earned at regionally accredited institutions and completed with a grade of C- or better.

Credits (Min/Max):
No more than 64 hours transferred from junior colleges may count toward the 124 total hours for graduation.

Test Scores for Applying:
ACT/SAT scores are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $30 fee to apply.

Other Requirements:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 25
English 16 27
Math 18 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 400 470
Math 470 560

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 91%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -91%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 5010

Room and Board: 7450

Tuition and Fees: 21740

Total Cost: 35200

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Paying for college may not be as difficult as some people think when you know that nearly 100 percent of our students receive financial aid!

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6269

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 74%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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