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Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate56%
Acceptance Rate56%

About Tabor

Tabor College Overview

Tabor College is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Hillsboro, Kansas. Tabor was founded in 1908 and the school presently has around 639 students per year, including 574 undergraduates. Tabor ensures on-campus housing for up to 595 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 80% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Tabor!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Tabor's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Tabor students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Tabor does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Tabor has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Tabor on the Student Life page.

2022 Tabor Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27%
Tuition $33,400

Is Tabor a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Tabor offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Tabor College

It is moderately difficult to get into Tabor. Around 56% of applicants get into Tabor each year. Last year, 812 students applied to Tabor and 454 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Tabor

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 60% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Taborcome back the next year. Tabor's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 44%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Tabor Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Tabor directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tabor College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Tabor College's endowment was $11 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $6,042 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Tabor

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Tabor's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $27,126 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Tabor.

Based on this information, how does Tabor sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Tabor a good school for you?

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Where is Tabor College Located?

Tabor is located in the small town setting of Hillsboro, Kansas, in the suburbs of Wichita.

If you would like to see Tabor for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 135 to Hillsboro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Tabor and Hillsboro are like without leaving home.

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College Info

400 South Jefferson Hillsboro, KS 67063

Campus Setting: Small Town

Tabor Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tabor is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tabor is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Tabor ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

17 to 22

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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Tabor SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

930 - 1100

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Math SAT Range

470 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 540

Tabor Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$50,300

In State

$50,300

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$41,200
$41,200
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$9,100
$9,100
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Tabor is like? There are approximately 639 students enrolled at Tabor, including 574 undergraduate students and 65 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 46% percent are from KS and 54% percent of students are from other states.

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

46%

In State

54%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

639

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,200

Out-of-State

$41,200

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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