Private 4 Year

Taylor University Admission Requirements

Upland, Indiana

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Chances of getting into Taylor University

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Taylor University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Taylor University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Taylor University is 70%.  It ranks #17 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Taylor University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,526 out of 2,177 applicants were admitted.

Taylor University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.87. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Taylor University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Taylor University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Taylor University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Taylor University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Taylor University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Taylor University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Taylor University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Taylor University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Taylor University?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Taylor University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Taylor University was 3.87 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Taylor University accepts 70% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Taylor University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 42.5% Good
3.75 to 3.99 27.21% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 13.0% Reach
3.25 to 3.49 8.2% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 4.09% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 4.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

71% 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 30%
Top 25% of class 71%
Top 50% of class 92%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Taylor University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,298 879 2,177
Accepted 932 594 1,526
Acceptance Rate 72% 68% 70%
Enrolled 258 158 416
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 27% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Taylor University is $15.

Application Requirements

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

Taylor University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
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.


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?

70% of those who apply are granted admission to Taylor University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.