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Taylor University
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  • 4 Year
  • UPLAND, IN

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Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade D+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Taylor is a highly rated private, non-denominational university located in Upland, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,799 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Taylor acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Exercise Physiology, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 77% of students, Taylor alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,800.

About

236 W READE AVE
UPLAND, IN 46989
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

Taylor University Rankings

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

TU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1080-1310
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,703 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,488 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
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. 68 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 68 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    82%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,799 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
348
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Friendly Christian hipster
    27%
  • Christian Hipster
    24%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • College Students who desire learning with God
    11%
  • Christian Prep
    8%
  • Christian
    3%
  • Fake
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 63 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 92 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Integration of faith and learning
    63%
  • Intentional community
    22%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Intimate
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
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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