Taylor University

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Taylor University can be found in Upland, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Taylor University has an enrollment of nearly 2,300 students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score between 1080 to 1310 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Taylor University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.52. Taylor University sends acceptance letters to about 70 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are accepted, around 31 percent enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .taylor.edu.

Overall Taylor University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Taylor University was reported as 68.1% in Fall 2020 with over 2,340 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Taylor University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Taylor University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Taylor University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 79.6%
  • 2017-2018: 86.8%
  • 2018-2019: 77.6%
  • 2019-2020: 68.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 70.5%

How Does Taylor University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Taylor University is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Indiana Wesleyan University67.0%
Anderson University62.7%
Huntington University75.5%
Indiana University-Kokomo73.6%
Manchester University56.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Taylor University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 650
Math540 - 660
Total Score1080 - 1310
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 30
Math22 - 28
Composite Score22 - 28
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