Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS 67063

Tabor College is one of the 24 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Kansas. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Hillsboro. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 149 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 89 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 60%).

Every year 38% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Tabor's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $26,300, and fees were $920. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,300 and $920 respectively.


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Mennonite Brethren Church
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 27

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1050
ACT18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$548/credit
In State Students$548/credit
Out of State Students$548/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$463/credit
In State Students$463/credit
Out of State Students$463/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $24,660 $24,660 $24,660
ADN 70 $38,360 $38,360 $38,360
BSN 125 $68,500 $68,500 $68,500
FNP 50 $23,150 $23,150 $23,150
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Tabor College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $3,910
Other Federal Grant 37% $510
State Grant & Scholarships 28% $2,855
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $14,994
Federal Student Loans 63% $3,267
Private Loans 6% $9,849


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,077
$30,001 to $48,000$21,568
$48,001 to $75,000$22,208
$75,001 to $110,000$24,149
Over $110,000$25,720

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.

Tabor College
400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063

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