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Upland, Indiana

Taylor University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Taylor University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.8%
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 87% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,452 out of 1,673 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 36 percent. Taylor University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 31% 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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Taylor University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
60%
SAT Scores for Taylor University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Taylor University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1240

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

Taylor University typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Taylor University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >92%
1240 to 1350 Avg + 87%-92%
1130 to 1240 Avg - 80%-87%
1020 to 1130 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 1020 Low <70%
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Taylor University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
70%
ACT Scores for Taylor University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Taylor University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 28
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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 70 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Taylor University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Taylor University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >92%
25 to 29 Avg + 87%-92%
22 to 25 Avg - 81%-87%
19 to 22 Reach 73%-81%
Less than 19 Low <73%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 #5 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 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Taylor University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Taylor University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 974 699 1,673
Accepted 858 594 1,452
Acceptance Rate 88% 85% 87%
Enrolled 248 200 448
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 34% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Taylor University and what considerations affect 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

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