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 2,700 students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score between 1530 to 1930 on the SAT exam, or 24 to 31 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 - 3.64. Taylor University sends acceptance letters to about 90 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are accepted, around 32 percent enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at taylor.edu.

Overall Taylor University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Taylor University was reported as 87.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,640 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

  • SAT Scores: 1530 - 1930
  • ACT Scores: 24 - 31
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into Taylor University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Taylor University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Taylor University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 83.2%
  • 2010-2011: 83.3%
  • 2011-2012: 83.8%
  • 2012-2013: 83.5%
  • 2013-2014: 87.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 85.0%

How Does Taylor University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Taylor University is fifty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Anderson University55.5%
Huntington University97.3%
Indiana University-Kokomo73.6%
Manchester University71.2%
University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne53.6%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Taylor University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 660
Math510 - 650
Writing500 - 620
Total Score1530 - 1930
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 32
Math23 - 28
Composite Score24 - 31
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