2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$26,879

Net Price

73%

Admitted

27%

Enrolled

77%

Graduation Rate

12/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Taylor University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,982. In 2021, there were 37 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #10 in Indiana and ranks #196 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

37

Total Enrollment

1,982

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Taylor University

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#10

Indiana Rank

Combining ranking factors for 45 schools that offer psychology degrees in Indiana, Taylor University ranks #10.

#196

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Taylor University ranks #196.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Taylor University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology27
Social Work10
Total Graduates37
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,037 students applied to the Taylor University. The university admitted 73% and 27% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Indiana universities is 7,207. On average, all Indiana institutions admit 78% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Taylor University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 89%. Compared to all Indiana four or more years colleges, the percentage is 71%.

The overall graduation rate for Taylor University is 77%, compared to 58% for all Indiana universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare TU to Indiana Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Taylor University to the average of all Indiana four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

TU

2,037

Applicants

73%

Percent Admitted

27%

Percent Enrolled

89%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

77%

Graduation Rate

IN Colleges

7,207

Applicants

78%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

71%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 128 or 65% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 68 or 35% part-time faculty members employed at Taylor University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 128 or 65%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

TU

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

65%

Percent Full-Time

35%

Percent Part-Time

65%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

IN Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

56%

Percent Full-Time

44%

Percent Part-Time

53%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Taylor University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $36,270, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,100.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $12,700 and the average cost for graduate fees is $90.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Taylor University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Taylor University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,659
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,400
Total Living Expenses$13,059
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$36,270
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,100
Total Undergraduate Expenses$50,429
In-State, Graduate Tuition$12,700
In-State, Graduate Fees$90
Total Graduate Expenses$12,790
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Taylor University is $26,879. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Taylor University to all Indiana universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

TU

$50,429

Cost to Attend

$23,577

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$26,879

Net Price

IN Colleges

$38,729

Cost to Attend

$17,548

Average Financial Aid

93%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,333

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 400 or 96%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,739 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $23,577.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,739$23,577
Pell Grants298$4,670
Federal Student Loans792$6,001
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Taylor University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

TU

1,739

Grant or Scholarship Aid

61%

Grants or Scholarships

298

Number of Pell Grants

11%

Pell Grants

792

Federal Student Loans

28%

Federal Student Loans

IN Colleges

4,881

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

2,153

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

2,532

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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