A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846


Christ-centered. Academically excellent. Flexible.

These words depict our mission and commitment to students. The purpose of Taylor University Online is to provide quality Christian education in a format that fits your lifestyle.

We are a department of Taylor University, which is located in Upland, Indiana. The University was founded in 1846, and has been ranked as one of the top three Best Midwest Colleges by U.S. News & World Report for over 20 years. For more information about the campus, please visit www.taylor.edu.


Taylor University offered its first distance learning course in 1938. This course was taught through correspondence via the postal service and was offered for the purpose of academic enrichment and personal growth. Since that time, the distance learning program has changed names numerous times over the years to reflect technology upgrades and the mission of the University, before receiving its current name, Taylor University Online, in 2008.

We share in a rich history of academic excellence and Christian foundations. Read more about our history.


Taylor University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The virtual campus is also affiliated with the Association of Christian Continuing Education Schools and Seminaries as well as the Indiana College Network.

Credits earned by taking a dual credit course are transferable to other higher education institutions. You will need to request a transcript in order to transfer the credits.

State Authorization

Taylor University is authorized by name by the State of Indiana in statute as an approved institution of higher education in the state of Indiana. In full compliance with federal rules, please consider contacting the Indiana Commission for Higher Education for Indiana’s higher education complaint resolution process.

Taylor University participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) as an approved Indiana NC-SARA institution.