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Taylor University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$37,742 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,514 tuition
$7,989 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$239 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$37,742 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,514 tuition
$7,989 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$239 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,962 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($4,552 avg)
13% get state aid ($4,968 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($11,962 avg)
57% get loans ($7,608 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.91% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.91% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $13,716 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,552 24%
Pell Grants $3,768 24%
Other Federal Grants $3,852 5%
Institution Grant Aid $11,962 99%
State Grant Aid $4,968 13%
Student Loans $7,608 57%
Federal Loans $6,354 57%
Other Loans $13,469 5%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$28,500 - $37,500 Y N Y N
$1,000 - $7,000
$3,000 - $5,000
- R
$6,500 - $12,500
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: March 10
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Taylor University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
236 W Reade Ave
Upland, IN 46989-1001
(765) 998-2751
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,005
Out of State $1,005


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Madeline from Columbus, OH
  • Sep-30-2016 I am a current student here

    Taylor is pricey. No doubt about that. But almost all of my professors have doctorates, and I've never found myself wondering, "How does this apply to my life?" MONEY ranked Taylor favorably in the 2016 Best Value College rankings. It probably would've been higher if they hadn't counted in the starting salary for Taylor graduates-- most Taylor grads aren't too focused on money, and a lot of them go on to be missionaries. My professional writing professor has published 62 books and more than 3,500 articles. If that doesn't show how qualified the professors here are, I don't know what will.

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  • halie from matteson, il
  • Jul-13-2016 I am a current student here

    it's very expensive. i am disappointed in the amount of financial aid i receive, because although fafsa told me that my expected contribution was $0 (meaning i should go to college for free), i am paying half of my tuition in loans. in high school, i felt like i did everything right to receive financial aid. however, i am still going to taylor because it is a campus like no other and you receive the kindness of christ, truly. i am a person in faith and i believe that eventually, all my debt will be paid for. sadly, several friends could not return because they did not want loans and can't afford taylor.

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  • 5
  • David from Algonquin, IL
  • Aug-17-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Being a small private college Taylor University is going to be more expensive than most schools, but it is worth every cent. The quality of education you receive in my opinion is of the highest quality and the overall experience is like none other!

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  • Name
  • Jul-06-2013 I am a current student here

    I don't know that I can fairly answer this until I've been graduated for a few years. Right now, I don't think the $40,000 price tag is worth it.

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  • 4
  • Amy from Lake Geneva, WI
  • Apr-24-2013 I am a current student here

    Taylor, as a private Christian school, can be pretty expensive, but so far I've found it to be totally worth the money. The academics are, in general, very good and I am confident that I will graduate with the experience necessary to find a job. The professors are very intelligent and helpful both in and out of class. Beyond academics, the community at Taylor is unlike anything I've experienced before, and it is wonderful.

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