Founded in 1846, Taylor University is an interdenominational liberal arts university of evangelical faith located in Upland, Indiana. Our students -- 1,913 traditional undergraduate, 101 graduate and 238 online -- study in an intentional Christian community where they are challenged to integrate their faith and learning in an environment of relentless spiritual and intellectual discovery.
Two masters programs are offered at Taylor: Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Development (MAHE).
Our online program offers a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BBA), and various concentrations with associate of arts in Justice Administration (AAJA) and Liberal Arts (AALA). Taylor Online also offers a graduate level program for those who want to Transition to Teaching.
Whole Person, Whole World: Taylor's Approach
Taylor offers an excellent academic experience. For the seventh straight year, Taylor was ranked Top Regional College in the Midwest in U.S. News & World Report.
Distinctive Students. Thirty seven percent of our incoming freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school classes. We have developed the Honors Guild to continue to challenge our traditional undergraduate students.
The Taylor community is committed to spiritual growth and service:
- Discipleship. While not mandatory, our popular chapel service meets three times a week and brings nationally recognized speakers to campus. Chapel messages are also made available online for our alumni and friends. Many students also participate in developing the music program for chapel, leading discipleship groups in residence halls and serving youth through the annual Youth Conference.
- Student Life. From Airband and Silent Night to athletics, the arts and other organizations, Taylor offers many opportunities to help students connect, have fun and serve with others.
- Local and Global Service. Through our Taylor World Outreach program, Taylor hosts many programs and events in order to engage and serve our local and global communities. This includes our Carpenter's Hands Ministry, Lighthouse trips, Spring Break Missions and many more...
The Taylor campus is being enhanced to keep up with the needs of the students:
- The Euler Science Complex is a $41.4 million project that opened for classes in the fall semester of 2012. Among many innovative features, the Complex uses geothermal heating and cooling and adds 30 sophisticated classrooms and labs in addition to the existing Nussbaum Science building.
- The Eichling Aquatics Wing is a $1.4 million addition to the south side of the Kesler Student Activities Center. Opened since January 2011, this addition includes a new full-length, two-lane exercise pool, as well as additional classroom and office space for the growing Exercise Science Program.
- The Media Communication Department is upgrading their equipment and labs to standards comparable to the top ranked programs in the nation.
- Breuninger Hall opened fall of 2013, providing a new space for 150 students to build traditions. This project followed the opening of three floor Wolgemuth Hall, built to accommodate almost 100 upperclassmen.
While we encourage you to learn more about us on our website, please feel free to visit campus so we can learn more about you!