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Tabor College is a private institution that was founded in 1908. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 721, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 86 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Tabor College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 42. Its tuition and fees are $21,740 (2012-13).
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Tabor College is a Christian Liberal Arts college dedicated to preparing people for a life of learning, work, and service. The College aspires to be a college of choice for students who want an academically excellent, life-transforming, globally relevant, and decidedly Christian education. The school is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, part of the Anabaptist Evangelical stream of Protestant Christianity and a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. The main residential campus is located in Hillsboro, Kansas with an extension site in Wichita, Kansas that houses the School of Adult and Graduate Studies. Most residential students are involved in athletics, theater, music, and service organizations. Graduates receive both a liberal arts education and professional vocational preparation. Students have opportunities for multiple intercultural and international experiences during January Interterm. Tabor is the first private college in Kansas to become part of the Academic Quality Improvement Project of the North Central Association.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Mennonite Brethren|
When applying to Tabor College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Tabor College is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 91.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||91.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Tabor College is 14:1, and the school has 49.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Tabor College include: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other; Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods; Accounting and Business/Management; Religion/Religious Studies; and Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.8 percent.
Tabor College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 721, with a gender distribution of 51.5 percent male students and 48.5 percent female students. At this school, 86.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 14.0 percent of students live off campus. Tabor College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Tabor College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Tabor College also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Tabor College, 72 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Tabor College.
|Students who have cars on campus||72%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Tabor College, 82.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,654.
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|Tuition and fees||$21,740 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,120 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data