Tabor College

400 S Jefferson St, Hillsboro, United States
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Overview of Tabor College

About this school

Tabor, founded in 1908, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 26-acre campus is located in Hillsboro, 50 miles north of Wichita.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:711
    • Men:384 (54.0%)
    • Women:327 (46.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Tabor College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
400 South Jefferson
City, State, Zip
Hillsboro, KS  67063
Phone
(620) 947-3121 x1723
Fax
(620) 947-2607
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Validation of high school graduation date for transfers required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
52% of 1,017 applicants were admitted
Women
64% of 299 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 718 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
157 (30%) of 526 admitted students enrolled
Women
70 (36%) of 192 admitted students enrolled
Men
87 (26%) of 334 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.27
375 And Above
23%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
420-500 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
0%
• Score 500 - 600
30%
• Score 400 - 500
61%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
3%
Sat Critical Reading
440-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
6%
• Score 500 - 600
39%
• Score 400 - 500
42%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
3%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
25%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,220 (65.75355702104017%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,577 (23.134526656521004%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.8987607797666497%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,400 (8.213155542672174%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Tabor College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1 | Final deadline August 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001946
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
147 (98.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
119 (81.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
119 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
15 (12.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$22,921
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 94 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,535
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 90 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,209
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 119 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (20.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,419

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
542 (95.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
448 (82.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
447 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
60 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$22,141
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 315 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,487
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 320 (71.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,417
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 437 (97.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
93 (16.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,390

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$47,172
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Communication, Humanities
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


38

Part-Time Faculty


80

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


19%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
291,739

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
35
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Tabor College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


60.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


31.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


38.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Painting
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


2,926

Nearest Metropolitan Area


87 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Wichita

Weather


Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 84.2 average high in September
Rain
97 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
55 mile(s) from campus in Wichita
Nearest Bus Station
55 mile(s) from campus in Wichita
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Newton

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


92% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


8%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bluejay
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Tabor College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student activities board, chums (challenging, helping and understanding through mentorship), intramurals, wump (wichita urban ministries plunge), multi-cultural student union

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


554

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
711
Women
327
Men
384

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.4% Asian
  • 11.4% Black/African-American
  • 15.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.4% White
  • 2.2% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 15 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


59

Student Resources

Study resources