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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    D
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A+
Taylor is a highly rated private, non-denominational university located in Upland, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,826 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Taylor acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Psychology, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Biology. Graduating 76% of students, Taylor alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,600.
About Taylor University...
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
80%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1250
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,429/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,522/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,450/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,637/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,914/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,579/ year
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Academics

Professors
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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
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.66 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.66 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,826Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Friendly Christian hipster
    29%
  • Christian Hipster
    26%
  • Friendly
    26%
  • College Students who desire learning with God
    11%
  • Christian Prep
    6%
  • Christian
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life.61 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.90 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Integration of faith and learning
    68%
  • Intentional community
    24%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Intimate
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
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 great Christian school focusing primarily of getting a Christian education in order to build up characteristics of servant leaders. The school is making strides towards improving the positive nature of their diversity, which is encouraging during these times of racial tension. Taylor University has a lot to work on financially. Students are unable to attend the university without experience substantial debt as their financial aid programs are lacking. I'm hoping to see more improvement in his area in particular. Their academics are challenging and rewarding. I feel prepared academically for graduate school as I look on toward more practical living experiences in an apartment or home.
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So far I am so happy I chose to come here! The community here is better than one I have ever had before. The people are so genuine and want to encourage us to be the best people we can be. Our professors prepare us for the workforce, and for life in society. One thing I do not enjoy is the surrounding town. There is nothing to do off campus, but luckily the great community makes up for it.
Very great school with a lot of amazing opportunities! I appreciate Taylor for its constant faithfulness to its students, the helpful faculty, and the intentional community.