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Tabor College Overview

Tabor College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Hillsboro, Kansas. The location of Tabor is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Tabor College Known For?

186 Undergraduate Awards
$30,396 Avg Cost After Aid
53% Acceptance Rate
  • Tabor has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Tabor.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Tabor College?

Location of Tabor College

Contact details for Tabor are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
Phone: 620-947-3121
Website: tabor.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TaborCollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/taborcollege

How Do I Get Into Tabor?

You can apply to Tabor online at: https://tabor.edu/undergraduate/apply/

Admission Requirements for Tabor

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Tabor?

53% Acceptance Rate
40% Of Accepted Are Women
22% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Tabor is 53%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 60% of accepted students are men and 40% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 47%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to Tabor submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 530. Math scores were between 470 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Tabor College  ( 460 to 530 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Tabor College  ( 470 to 520 )
200
800
Tabor received ACT scores from 78% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Tabor College  ( 17 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Tabor College  ( 17 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Tabor College  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford Tabor College?

$30,396 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
8.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Tabor is $30,396. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Tabor, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $6,558 a year. That adds up to $26,232 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tabor is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Tabor College Undergraduate Student Diversity

481 Full-Time Undergraduates
38% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 577 undergraduate students at Tabor, with 481 being full-time and 96 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tabor

There are also 65 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 481 full-time undergraduates at Tabor, 62% are male and 38% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tabor

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tabor College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tabor Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 78
Hispanic or Latino 58
White 281
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 49

Geographic Diversity

Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Tabor College. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 16 countries are represented at Tabor. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Brazil, and Bahamas.

Online Learning at Tabor College

138 Took All Classes Online
138 Took At Least One Class Online
20.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Tabor. In 2017-2018, 138 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Tabor has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 31st most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Tabor

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tabor College was 20.0%. This is the #892 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tabor regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Tabor majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 5%
Nursing 9%
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 38%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tabor ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Tabor.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #166
Business Administration & Management #251
Health Professions #278
Business, Management & Marketing #320

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Tabor College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 29 5 34
Health & Physical Education 0 27 0 27
Business Administration & Management 0 26 0 26
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 18 0 18
General Psychology 0 16 0 16
General Business/Commerce 0 0 13 13
Accounting 0 11 0 11
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 0 8 8
Criminology 0 7 0 7
General English Literature 0 6 0 6
General Biology 0 4 0 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 4 0 4
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 4 0 4
Social Work 0 4 0 4
Design & Applied Arts 0 4 0 4
Allied Health Professions 0 3 0 3
Behavioral Science 0 3 0 3
Religious Studies 0 3 0 3
Marketing 0 2 0 2
General Education 0 2 0 2
History 0 2 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 2
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 2 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 2
Music 0 2 0 2
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 1 0 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 1 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 0 1
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
Missionary Studies 0 0 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 185 26 212

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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