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Tabor Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Tabor, the application fee is $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Tabor Admissions Stats at a Glance

Tabor 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 27%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 77%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Tabor?

Tabor College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Tabor Hard To Get Into?

Tabor is a moderately difficult school to get into. Tabor evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Tabor accepted 56% of students, around 454 of the 812 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Tabor, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Tabor Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Tabor

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Tabor 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Tabor must submit the following items. Double check with Tabor's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Interview
Other Requirements validation of high school graduation date for transfers
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Tabor?

Students admitted to Tabor have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 84% submitted a class rank. At Tabor 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 16% were in the top 25% and 65% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Tabor College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 84%

Tabor does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Tabor does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2020, 27% of Tabor's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Tabor?

To be competitive with other Tabor applicants, you should strive to earn between 930 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Tabor 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 930, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Tabor students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Tabor students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Tabor?

To be most competitive at Tabor, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Tabor's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Tabor students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Tabor College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Tabor. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Tabor during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term

Tabor Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Tabor?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Tabor.

Does Tabor accept transfer credits?

Tabor accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Tabor accepts:

  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Tabor accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Tabor accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Tabor?

Tabor is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Tabor's acceptance rate?

Tabor's acceptance rate is 56%.

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Tabor Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

56%

How hard is it to get into Tabor? Tabor is a somewhat selective institution. The Tabor acceptance rate is 56%. This means that the institution accepts 55 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

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Tabor GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.23

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Tabor, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.23. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

639

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,375

Out-of-State

$29,375

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Application Deadline

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