Tabor College is a private Mennonite college in Hillsboro, Kansas. The campus is located approximately 50 miles north of Wichita. Tabor was founded by the Mennonite Brethren and Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Christian churches in 1908. The college is owned and operated by the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and adheres to Anabaptist doctrine. From Christ-centered academics to athletics, theater, music, ministry and missions, Tabor College offers many ways for you to get involved!
Tabor is a small college that offers a first-class education with a 15:1 student to faculty ratio. It offers 29 Bachelor degree programs, 4 Master’s degree programs, and 8 online programs. At Tabor you can major in Art & Design, Biblical & Religious Studies, Business Administration, Communications, Criminal Justice, English, Health & Human Performance, History, Music, Science & Mathematics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, and Teacher Education. Tabor is the college of choice for students who seek an academically excellent, globally relevant, life-transforming and decidedly Christian education. Online students can also enjoy regular interaction with a professor and their classmates. Sample the online courses here.
The Tabor Bluejays compete in 20 intercollegiate varsity sports. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and track & field (indoor and outdoor). Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field (indoor and outdoor) and volleyball. Co-ed sports include cheerleading. The 3,000-seat Joel Wiens sport stadium includes artificial football and soccer turf, a synthetic track and throwing area for field events, bleachers, press box, concession stand, restroom facilities, team locker rooms and athletic offices. The stadium is also used for local high school sporting events and other community events.
Performing arts programs at Tabor College include choral-vocal music (Concert Choir, ensembles, solos), musical theatre productions, piano recitals, instrumental music (orchestra, band, pep band, small ensemble), and Contemporary Christian worship music. Perhaps you will find yourself leading worship during student-led activities or auditioning for the spring play! Private and group lessons are also offered.
Tabor is a wonderful, transformative community with 38 states and 15 countries represented in the student body. Nearly one hundred percent of those students receive financial aid. And unlike most colleges, Tabor freshman can bring a car with them and parking is FREE for all students! Student life at Tabor is all about BELONGING. Be encouraged by a campus community that will push you to go further—in your field of study and in your passions and interests. Most of our students are involved with multiple pursuits: athletes are scholars; scholars are musicians; and musicians are tutors.
Tabor’s beautiful campus is a treasured space where students, faculty, and staff can experience genuine relationships, meaningful events, and memorable activities as they grow in their most important relationship with Jesus Christ. At Tabor, students are invited to learn, make lifelong friendships, and grow through a range of experiences, including over 30 student-led clubs and organizations – from the campus newspaper and student government to ministry and missions.
“We are decidedly Christian, meaning it is our promise and practice to keep Jesus at the center of all that we do. Whether it’s on- or off-campus, we desire that our Tabor family be transformed by Christ to live abundant, spirit-filled, and purposeful lives that bring God glory and make the world a better place for all.”
Tabor College could be the place where you belong! Discover a place where you will receive an excellent education in a decidedly Christian environment. We prepare people for a life of learning, work and service for Christ and his Kingdom. Whether you plan on going to college to prepare to go into the work force or to prepare for graduate school, Tabor is an excellent choice for homeschoolers.