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Taylor University Admission Requirements

Upland, Indiana

Chances of getting into Taylor University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.6%
Admission Difficulty for Taylor University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Taylor University and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,681 out of 2,165 applicants were admitted making Taylor University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 percent. Taylor University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Taylor University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Taylor University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Taylor University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Taylor University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1190

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Taylor University?

Taylor University typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Taylor University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >86%
1190 to 1300 Avg + 78%-86%
1080 to 1190 Avg - 68%-78%
970 to 1080 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 970 Low <55%
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Taylor University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
59%
ACT Scores for Taylor University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Taylor University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Taylor University?

Admission data indicates that Taylor University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Taylor University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Taylor University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >87%
25 to 29 Avg + 78%-87%
22 to 25 Avg - 69%-78%
19 to 22 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 19 Low <59%
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Taylor University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.71
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Taylor University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Taylor University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Taylor University was 3.71 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.71 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Taylor University accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Taylor University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 57% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 7% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

72% of Taylor University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Taylor University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 44%
Top 25% of class 72%
Top 50% of class 91%
Bottom 50% of class 9%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Taylor University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,158 1,007 2,165
Accepted 933 748 1,681
Acceptance Rate 81% 74% 78%
Enrolled 269 263 532
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 35% 32%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Taylor University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Taylor University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Taylor University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
B
Butler University

Indianapolis, Indiana

W
Wabash College

Crawfordsville, Indiana

D
University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio

O
Ohio Northern University

Ada, Ohio

A
Andrews University

Berrien Springs, Michigan

O
Otterbein University

Westerville, Ohio

L
Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152530 IPEDS survey data for Taylor University.

FAQs

Does Taylor University prefer SAT or ACT?

68% of students submit their SAT scores to Taylor University. 59% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Taylor University?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Taylor University. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Taylor University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1300. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Taylor University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 59% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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