Taylor University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$37,176
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,366
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.465%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
74.6%
2,099 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,221
78.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
78%
368 Graduates

About

Taylor University is a higher education institution located in Grant County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Taylor University were General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (37 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (33 degrees).

In 2022, 475 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Taylor University. 53.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (410 degrees), 24.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Taylor University is $37,176, which is $8,846 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Taylor University is $37,176, which is $8,846 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,366.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Taylor University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$37,176
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Taylor University was $37,176. The cost of tuition at Taylor University is $8,846 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$27,366
2022 Value
1.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Taylor University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,366. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Taylor University grew by 1.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,593
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Taylor University was of $9,593 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.5% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Taylor University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2021, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.465%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Taylor University was 0.465%, which represents 2 out of the 430 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Taylor University received 2,099 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.04% annual growth. Out of those 2,099 applicants, 1,566 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,221 students enrolled at Taylor University in 2022. 61% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Taylor University has an overall enrollment yield of 33.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,566
Accepted Out of 2,099

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Taylor University was 74.6% (1,566 admissions from 2,099 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 72.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.04%, while admissions grew by 5.53%..

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SAT Scores

61%
Submission Percentage (2022)
320
Scores Submitted (2022)

61% of enrolled first-time students at Taylor University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Taylor University had a total enrollment of 2,221 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Taylor University is 1,747 students and the part-time enrollment is 474. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Taylor University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Taylor University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.7% White, 4.64% Hispanic or Latino, 3.38% Black or African American, 2.97% Asian, 2.39% Two or More Races, 0.315% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.18% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Taylor University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.6%), followed by White Male (36.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.77%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.9%), followed by White Male (21.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Taylor University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,221 students. The full-time enrollment at Taylor University is 1,747 and the part-time enrollment is 474. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Taylor University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

91%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Taylor University was 91%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Taylor University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,771 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    103 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    75 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Taylor University is 79.7% White, 4.64% Hispanic or Latino, 3.38% Black or African American, 2.97% Asian, 2.39% Two or More Races, 0.315% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.18% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 33 more women than men received degrees from Taylor University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Taylor University is white (410 degrees awarded). There were 24.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Taylor University is General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (37 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (33 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Taylor University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (50 degrees), and Biology (49 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Taylor University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,733,783 people), Secondary school teachers (577,253 people), Physicians (412,744 people), Education administrators (318,744 people), and Postsecondary teachers (314,137 people).

The most specialized majors at Taylor University in 2022 are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (50 degrees), Biology (49 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Education (73 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Taylor University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Taylor University are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (50 degrees), Biology (49 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Education (73 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Taylor University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,127,016 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (685,243 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (606,585 people), Offices of physicians (231,077 people), and Computer Systems Design (218,511 people).

The most specialized majors at Taylor University are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (50 degrees), Biology (49 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Education (73 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Taylor University.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Taylor University was General Business Administration & Management with 38 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

221
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
254
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 221 degrees were awarded to men at Taylor University, which is 0.87 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (254).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Taylor University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 4.43 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Taylor University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 11.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

72%
100% Completion Time
78%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 72% of students graduating from Taylor University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 78% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Taylor University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    410 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Taylor University is white (410 degrees awarded). There were 24.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    223 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Taylor University is white female (223 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (187 degrees).

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Operations

Taylor University has an endowment valued at nearly $118M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−4.84%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Taylor University had a total salary expenditure of 68.2M. Taylor University employs 46 Assistant professors, 43 Professors and 35 Associate professors. Most academics at Taylor University are Male Professor (35), Male Assistant professor (23), and Female Assistant professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Taylor University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Endowment

$118M
2022 Endowment
3.89%
decline from 2021

Taylor University has an endowment valued at about $118M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Taylor University declined 3.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $68.7M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.1M
2022 Salaries
6.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Taylor University paid a median of $26.1M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($68.2M) and a 6.74% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.19M
Instructional Salaries
127
Number of Employees

In 2022, Taylor University paid a total of $8.19M to 127 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Taylor University were Assistant professor with 46 employees, Professor with 43 employees, and Associate professor with 35 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Taylor University were Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Taylor University was Male Professor with 35 employees, Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 23 employees.

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