University description (as per official university website)
For nearly a century, Tabor College has impacted the lives of thousands of people. Established in 1908 by those of the Mennonite Brethren and Krimmer Mennonite Brethren faiths, Taborís doors were first opened with 39 students and three instructors.
As a college that is owned and operated by the Mennonite Brethren Church, Tabor College accepts and seeks to follow the Confession of Faith of the General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, adopted in 1975 and subsequently revised. Mennonite Brethren doctrines are in agreement with those of most evangelical Christians.
Tabor College employs approximately 140 faculty and staff. Tabor also employs about 145 student workers to help with various tasks around campus.
There were 468 students enrolled at the Tabor College Hillsboro campus for the Fall 2007 semester. Total headcount, including Tabor College School of Adult and Graduate Studies in Wichita, was 599.
Programs of study:
- Education, Social Science, & Applied Arts
Biblical & Religious Studies
- Natural & Mathematical Sciences
Computer Systems Administration
Natural and Mathematic Sciences
- Pre-Professional Programs
- Available Minors
- Tabor College Scholarships
Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 115 or higher
Renewable with 3.25 cumulative TC GPA
- Deanís Scholarship
Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 85
Renewable with 3.0 Cumulative TC GPA
- Honors Scholarship
Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 60
Renewable with 2.75 Cumulative TC GPA
- Achievement Scholarship
Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 45
Renewable while in good academic standing
- Academic Transfer Scholarship
Must have 30 credit hours transferable credit
Transferable GPA of 2.75 or higher
$4,000 to $6,000/year
- Athletic Scholarships
Menís and Womenís sports are eligible. Based on athletic talent/potential.
- Music Major Grant
Awarded by Music Dept. to students majoring in Music.
Up to $5,000/year
- Performance Scholarships
Band, Choir, Drama performers are eligible. Based on talent/potential.
- National Merit Scholarship
National Merit finalist, semi-finalist, Hispanic Scholar, Black Commended
- Alumni Scholarship
Dependents of Tabor alumni are eligible.
- Mennonite Grant
Member of a Mennonite church that supports the MCC.
- Church Matching Grant
Tabor will match scholarships from a studentís church made on behalf of that student.
Match dollar for dollar up to $275/semester
- Hesston College Grant
Any Hesston College student with minimum 30 transfer credits.
- International Student Grant
International residents, including Canada
Up to $4,000/year