Taylor University

236 W Reade Ave, Upland, United States
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Overview of Taylor University

About this school

Taylor is a liberal arts university with religious orientation. Its 250-acre campus is located in Upland, in northeast Indiana, 50 miles from Fort Wayne.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,110
    • Men:926 (43.9%)
    • Women:1,184 (56.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Taylor University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
236 West Reade Avenue
City, State, Zip
Upland, IN  46989-1001
Phone
(765) 998-5134
Fax
(765) 998-4925
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Not reported
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
87% of 1,673 applicants were admitted
Women
88% of 974 applicants were admitted
Men
85% of 699 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
501 (35%) of 1,452 admitted students enrolled
Women
275 (32%) of 858 admitted students enrolled
Men
226 (38%) of 594 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.78
375 And Above
58%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
575 average |515-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
11%
• Score 600 - 700
30%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
13%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
586 average |530-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
35%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |22-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
20%
• Score 24 - 29
47%
• Score 18 - 23
28%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,885 (72.54577542466357%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,245 (20.394881976615927%)
  • Other Expences: - $3,200 (7.0593425987204945%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Taylor University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15 | Final deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001838
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
371 (82.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
295 (79.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
295 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
96 (32.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$25,071
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 295 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,503
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 225 (76.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,677
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 70 (23.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
121 (27.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,850

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,344 (73.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,137 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,137 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
318 (28.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$23,875
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,133 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,706
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 934 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,159
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 196 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
540 (29.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,528

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
43%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,094
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
24.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$639

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


133

Part-Time Faculty


60

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 69% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
448,850

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
375
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Taylor University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


90.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


70.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


79.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (57)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Behavioral Aspects of Health
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religious Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Higher Education
  • International Business
  • Management Strategy and Policy

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


3,824

Nearest Metropolitan Area


950 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Indianapolis

Weather


Temperature
15.3 average low in January, 80.9 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Bus Station
Upland
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


89% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


11%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Trojan
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Taylor University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, spring break missions, lighthouse, alpha pi lota, encounter, kappa delta pi

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,840

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,110
Women
1,184
Men
926

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.1% Asian
  • 3.8% Black/African-American
  • 4.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 87.9% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


4.7% from 36 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


35

Student Resources

Study resources