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Taylor University Admission Requirements

Upland, Indiana

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Chances of getting into Taylor University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.1%
Admission Difficulty for Taylor University
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Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Taylor University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,595 out of 2,341 applicants were admitted making Taylor University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if 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 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Taylor University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taylor University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1310
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 650
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1200

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Taylor University typically prefers 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Taylor University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >78%
1195 to 1310 Avg + 68%-78%
1080 to 1195 Avg - 56%-68%
965 to 1080 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 965 Low <42%
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Taylor University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
59%
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 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Taylor University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Taylor University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >78%
25 to 28 Avg + 68%-78%
22 to 25 Avg - 56%-68%
19 to 22 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 19 Low <42%
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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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Taylor University accepts 68% of students who apply.

 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

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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 1,325 1,016 2,341
Accepted 909 686 1,595
Acceptance Rate 69% 68% 68%
Enrolled 261 229 490
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 33% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Taylor University is $25.

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 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.

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?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Taylor University. Admission competition is low 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 1310. 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 28. 59% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.