A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    D-
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A+
Taylor University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Inter-/Non-denominational
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association
Address
236 W. Reade Avenue
Upland, IN 46989
Website

Taylor University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1280
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$26,718/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,300/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,362/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,127/ year
  • $76-110k
    $26,754/ year
  • $110k+
    $30,719/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.60 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.64 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.64 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,854Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
Report
  • Friendly Christian hipster
    30%
  • Christian Hipster
    27%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • College Students who desire learning with God
    9%
  • Christian Prep
    6%
  • Christian
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life.59 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.88 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Integration of faith and learning
    70%
  • Intentional community
    26%
  • Intimate
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.27 responses
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Taylor is a place that welcomes students of all backgrounds and experiences. There is a community here I haven't found anywhere else. There is space to have intentional conversations and grow in relationship with one another and to grow and develop a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Our chapel services are intentional in the content and worship for students to engage in. They bring in speakers from all over the world to share and encourage us in our faith. The student life on campus is always inviting students to participate in various events, like our annual Halloween Dance or Silent Night tradition, Pick-A-Date's on our floors, and plenty of opportunities be involved in leadership in the many student-led programs on campus. This is a school that will invest in you and help you grow and develop into an adult during your time here as you ask big questions about life and discover who you are through conversations and embracing one another with the honest, gracious love of Christ.
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I am currently enrolled at Taylor University and I love it! This place is my home and the friends I have made there will last a lifetime. Attending Taylor has helped me grow so much in my faith, and it has helped me become a more independent, well-rounded individual. The one complaint that I have heard a lot about Taylor is its location. Yes, it is in the middle of a cornfield, but I have never been bored and I have attended this school for a year and a half now. There is so much to do on campus and there are several smaller cities within 30 minutes of campus and two large cities within 1 hour if you really need to find something to do.
The moment we walked on campus, it felt like home! The professors we met with were warm and knowledgeable, the classes we visited were engaging and small with a lot of instructor contact, and the students I stayed with in the dorm were incredibly welcoming and fun.