Taylor University

Private, Four-years School Located in Upland, IN

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How much is the Taylor tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Taylor's tuition & fees is $39,104.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $53,662 when a student lives on-campus.

Taylor Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$39,104
Books & Supplies Costs$1,100
On-campus Room & Board$11,058
On-campus Expenses$2,400
Off-campus Room & Board$8,846
Off-campus Expenses$2,400
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$41,814

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Taylor for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $174,157 at Taylor. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $232,229. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $127,767.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$40,803$54,672$30,198
Sophomore (2024-25)$42,575$56,868$31,331
Junior (2025-26)$44,425$59,154$32,508
Senior (2026-27)$46,355$61,534$33,730
4 Years Total$174,157$232,229$127,767
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$42,575$56,868$31,331
Sophomore (2025-26)$44,425$59,154$32,508
Junior (2026-27)$46,355$61,534$33,730
Senior (2027-28)$48,368$64,012$35,000
4 Years Total$181,723$241,569$132,569
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$44,425$59,154$32,508
Sophomore (2026-27)$46,355$61,534$33,730
Junior (2027-28)$48,368$64,012$35,000
Senior (2028-29)$50,469$66,591$36,319
4 Years Total$189,617$251,291$137,557
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$46,355$61,534$33,730
Sophomore (2027-28)$48,368$64,012$35,000
Junior (2028-29)$50,469$66,591$36,319
Senior (2029-30)$52,662$69,276$37,689
4 Years Total$197,854$261,413$142,738
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$48,368$64,012$35,000
Sophomore (2028-29)$50,469$66,591$36,319
Junior (2029-30)$52,662$69,276$37,689
Senior (2030-31)$54,950$72,071$39,112
4 Years Total$206,449$271,950$148,119

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Taylor' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,120.
Taylor University$39,104
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Taylor and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Taylor UniversityUpland, IN$39,104$10,833
Goshen CollegeGoshen, IN$37,760$17,726
Trine UniversityAngola, IN$35,600$48,150
Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional StudiesFort Wayne, IN$9,900$7,725

Financial Aid and COA

At Taylor University, 1,685 students (87%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $23,455.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Taylor is $30,207 for students living on-campus and $27,995 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 390 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $23,303 and the average amount of student loans is $7,530.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$53,662
COA (off-campus)$51,450
Tuition & Fees$39,104
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,558
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,346
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$30,207
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$27,995
Average Financial Aid$23,455
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,68587%$23,455
Pell Grants27814%$4,851
Federal Student Loan71037%$6,017
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid39098%-
Grants or Scholarships39098%$23,303
Federal Grants7118%$5,843
Pell Grants7118%$4,843
Other Federal Grants277%$2,630
State/Local Grants5614%$7,481
Institutional Grants39098%$21,165
Student Loan Aid16541%$7,530
Federal Student Loans15940%$5,001
Other Student Loans8120%$5,521

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Taylor's acceptance rate is 72.85%. A total of 2,037 applicants applied to and 1,484 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 401 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 27.02%.
To apply to Taylor, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Admission test scores.
Acceptance Rate72.85%70.65%74.53%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.02%29.63%25.14%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are recommended to apply to Taylor. Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 24.

Student Population

Taylor University has a total of 2,221 students including 2,188 undergraduate and 33 graduate students. By gender, there are 904 male students and 1,078 female students attending Taylor. The school offers online degree programs and 368 students enrolled online exclusively (16.57% of all students).
Total1,982 9041,078
Undergraduate1,944 8811,063
Graduate38 2315

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address236 W Reade Ave, Upland, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered72 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered2 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate74.61%
Student Population2,221
Graduation Rate77%
Retention Rate91%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties132 (Full-time), 56 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs371 (Full-time), 129 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$63,475
Average Staff Salary$48,646