Freshman class holds highest incoming GPA since 2007

HILLSBORO, Kan.— Tabor College freshmen recorded the highest average GPA of any incoming class since 2007. A GPA of 3.43 was collected at freshman registration, besting the previous high of 3.35. The number serves as an important milestone as Tabor builds upon its new admission requirements, increasing student academic performance and retention. 

Tabor College freshman class

Ahead of the 2022-23 recruiting cycle, incoming freshmen must carry a 2.75 GPA or a 20 composite ACT score (1020 SAT). Transfer GPA requirements were raised from 2.0 to 2.5. 

Tabor is seeing the fruits of these changes, celebrating a freshman class and its noteworthy performance in the classroom. 

“We’re seeing a tremendous work ethic among our incoming students and an outstanding campus culture,” President David Janzen said. “The academic success of this group will play a key role in Tabor’s efforts to increase retention among our student body.”