If you are planning on applying to Taylor University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Taylor University's admissions stats.
|Taylor University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.9|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||30%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||76%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||52%|
These are the application deadlines for Taylor University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 1||December 20|
Taylor University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Taylor University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 20.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Taylor University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Taylor University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Taylor University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Taylor University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Taylor University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.8|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Taylor University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9.
Out of all students that were admitted, 44% submitted a class rank. At Taylor University 30% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 71% were in the top 25% and 92% were in the top 50%.
At Taylor University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||27.21%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13%|
|3.25 and 3.49||8.2%|
|3.00 and 3.24||4.09%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Taylor University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Taylor University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Taylor University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 76% of Taylor University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 52% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Taylor University applicants, you should aim to score between 1100 and 1283 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Taylor University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1283 and 25% of scored lower than 1100, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Taylor University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Taylor University students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
To be most competitive at Taylor University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Taylor University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Taylor University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Taylor University.
Transfer students can enroll in Taylor University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Taylor University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Taylor University.
Does Taylor University accept transfer credits?
✅ Taylor University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Taylor University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Do I have to submit test scores to Taylor University?
✅ Taylor University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Taylor University's acceptance rate?
✅ Taylor University's acceptance rate is 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Taylor University?
❌ Taylor University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Taylor University? Taylor University is a somewhat selective institution. The Taylor University acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Taylor University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
28 and Above
22 to 28
22 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Taylor University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.87. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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