Tabor College (Kansas)

Tabor College (Kansas)

Tabor College is a four-year Christian liberal arts institution in Hillsboro, Kansas, United States. It was founded in 1908 by members of the Mennonite Brethren and Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Christian churches. Tabor is currently owned and operated by the Mennonite Brethren Church and follows the confession of faith of that church.

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, Kan. was 599.

*Mission: "Preparing people for a life of learning, work, and service for Christ and His kingdom."

*Vision: "To be the college of choice for students who seek a life-transforming, academically excellent, globally relevant and decidedly Christian education."

Undergraduate Programs

Education, Social Science, & Applied Arts
*Athletic Training
*Business Administration
*Health/Physical Education
*International Studies
*Psychology and Sociology
*Social Science

*Biblical & Religious Studies
*Graphic Design
*Christian Ministry

Natural & Mathematical Sciences
*Computer Science
*Computer Systems Administration
*Medical Technology
*Natural and Mathematic Sciences

Pre-Professional Programs
*Pre-Physical Therapy

Available Minors
*Church Music
*Environmental Science
*Information Systems
*Integrated Marketing
*International Studies
*Political Science

Adult and Graduate Studies

Over 100 students are enrolled in the School of Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS)degree completion program, which offers three undergraduate programs: Registered Nurse to Bachelor's of Science in Nursing; Christian Ministry; and Business Administration. Students can enroll in core curriculum courses through the college's STEPS (Studies That Enhance Program Success) program. AGS also offers an MBA with a concentration in Accounting. The average length of time for a School of Adult and Graduate Studies degree completion program is 18 to 29 months.

tudy Abroad Options

The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) is a cooperative organization of Christ-centered, four-year colleges and universities rooted in the liberal arts and offering professional programs. Through Tabor’s affiliation with the CCCU, Tabor students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs."'
*CCCU Semester-long programs include:"'
*American Studies Program in Washington, D.C.
*Australia Studies Center Program in Sydney
*China Studies Program
*Contemporary Music Center in Martha’s Vineyard, MA
*Latin American Studies Program in San Jose, Costa Rica
*Middle East Studies Program in Cairo, Egypt
*Oxford Summer Programme
*Russian Studies Program
*Scholar’s Semester in Oxford, England
*Uganda Studies Program
*Washington Journalism Center

Missions & Service

Tabor students are provided with several service opportunities in keeping with the faith-based mission of the college. During new student orientation, students participate in a service day, working alongside others in Hillsboro and other sites in Newton and Wichita. Groups work with women’s shelters, clothing banks, low-income housing projects, and other organizations.

Other opportunities for service are met through:
*Campus Ministries Council
*Prison Ministries
*Mission Trips
*Wichita Urban Ministries Plunge

tudent Organizations

There are a variety of organizations available on campus for students of all interests. Students are encouraged to take part in activities outside the classroom. Leadership opportunities in these organizations provide students with experience for their future vocations.


*i268 – A student touring contemporary praise band

Performing Arts


tudent Government

*Campus Ministries Council – Coordinating student ministries
*Student Activities Board – Planning social events
*Student Senate – Representing student opinion

tudent Organizations & Clubs

*Business Club – Interact with Business Professionals
*Intramurals – On-campus sports
*Multicultural Student Union – Understanding the World
*Science Club – Everything Involves Science
*Student Music Association – Collegiate Music Educators National Conference
*The Blue Jay – Tabor College Yearbook
*The View – Campus newspaper


Tabor College participates in 16 sports, including football, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, and men's and women's track and field. Mascot: Bluejays. Women: Lady Jays. Colors: Royal Blue & Gold.

Tabor is a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) which is part of the NAIA. Other KCAC member schools are Bethany College, Bethel College, Friends University, Kansas Wesleyan University, McPherson College, Ottawa University, Southwestern College, Sterling College, and University of Saint Mary.

Main Campus

Tabor's main campus is situated in Hillsboro, Kansas, a town of approximately 3500 residents, located approximately 45 miles north of Wichita. Nearby cities include Newton, McPherson, Salina, and Emporia.

ee also

* List of colleges and universities in the United States

External links

* [ Official website]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tabor College — *Tabor College, Kansas is a four year Christian liberal arts institution in Hillsboro, Kansas. *Tabor College, Australia is a multicampus Christian Liberal arts institution*Tabor College was formerly located in Tabor, Iowa …   Wikipedia

  • Marymount College (Kansas) — Marymount College was a four year liberal arts college located in Salina, Kansas. Originally opened in 1922 as a women s college, Marymount was the first Catholic liberal arts college to open in the state. The college, which was part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tabor — may have the following meanings:Proper namesPlaces* Mount Tabor (disambiguation) * Tábor, Czech Republic ** Taborite, member of a 15th century religious group considered heretical by the Roman Catholic Church * Tabor, Iowa, USA * Tabor, South… …   Wikipedia

  • Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference — The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (or KCAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. It is commonly called The Kansas Conference , and as the name implies, all members are located in Kansas. The KCAC ranks among …   Wikipedia

  • College rivalry — Pairs of schools, colleges and universities, especially when they are close to each other either geographically or in their areas of specialization, often establish a college rivalry with each other over the years. This rivalry can extend to both …   Wikipedia

  • Kansas State University — Motto Rule by Obeying Nature s Laws Established 1863 Type Public, State, Land grant …   Wikipedia

  • Tabor, Iowa — Infobox Settlement official name = Tabor, Iowa settlement type = City nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location of Tabor, Iowa mapsize1 = map caption1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • College of the Sisters of Bethany — The College of the Sisters of Bethany is a defunct school located in Topeka, Kansas. The school was chartered by the Kansas Territory on February 2, 1861 (although Kansas was officially admitted to the Union four days earlie …   Wikipedia

  • College of the Ozarks — Motto Hard Work U Established 1906 Type Liberal Arts College Endowment $254.9 milli …   Wikipedia

  • College of Emporia — The College of Emporia was established in 1882 in Emporia, Kansas, and was associated with the Presbyterian church. The college officially closed in 1974.[1] The college campus was purchased by The Way International for $694,000[2] and was… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.