Taylor University

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General Information

Admission Office

236 West Reade Avenue

Upland, IN 46989-1001

(765) 998-5511

(800) 882-3456

Fax: (765) 998-4925

Contact: Stephen Mortland

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

236 West Reade Avenue

Upland, IN 46989-1001

(800) 882-3456


Total undergrads: 1,871

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 465

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,841


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 84%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Visual arts-new media B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Media communication B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer Science B
Computer graphic arts B
Computer science-new media B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems A


Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B


Computer Engineering – General B
Engineering Physics B
Environmental Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Mathematics-environmental science B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies C
Religious Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Taylor University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (765) 998-2751
Website: https://www.taylor.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.taylor.edu/admissions/undergraduate/application-process/first-time-freshman.shtml
Address: 236 W Reade Ave, Upland, IN 46989-1001
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,195
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,911 (87% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $34,114
Out-of-state Tuition: $34,114
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,838

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Taylor University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Taylor University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 61
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3
Education 121
Engineering 5
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 6
Theology and Religious Vocations 13
Visual and Performing Arts 9
Grand total 3702

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Taylor University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $34,114
Out-of-state $34,114
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,776
Out-of-state $12,776

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 437 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 437 98% $19,838
Student loan aid 220 49% $6,410

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,809 86% $18,931
Federal student loans 914 43% $6,552

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Taylor University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Taylor University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,165 1,007 1,158
Percent admitted 100% 74% 81%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 26% 23%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Taylor University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,195
Undergraduate enrollment 2,167
Graduate enrollment 28

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Taylor University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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