Founded in 1846, Taylor University is a leading private, interdenominational, evangelical Christian college located in Upland, Indiana.

The University has the following schools: School of Natural and Applied Sciences; School of Liberal Arts; School of Professional and Graduate Studies.

Taylor University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Council on Social Work Education, National Association of Schools of Music, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education - Indiana Professional Standards Board, Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in Computer Engineering and Engineering Physics. It is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and the Christian College Consortium.

Ranking Profile:

- Taylor University has been named a Best Midwestern College in The Princeton Review's annual collegiate survey 2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region.

- It is one of the Best Baccalaureate Colleges, ranked No. 1 Baccalaureate College in the Midwest for the third straight year. It is also ranked No. 1 for peer assessment, average freshman retention rate and average graduation rate (US News & World Report 2010). Taylor also earned No. 2 ranking for its ability to attract freshmen in the top 25% of their high school class and third for average alumni giving. In addition it finished second in the Midwest in one grouping, A Strong Commitment to Teaching.

- It is one of 260 colleges nationwide named in the seventh edition of Barron's Best Buys in College Education.

- The Princeton Review has designated Taylor as one of the top 161 colleges in the Midwest. Of the nation's 3,500 colleges and universities, only 654 institutions met the criteria for inclusion in Princeton Review's five "Best Colleges" regional guidebooks.

- Taylor University has been selected to appear in the 16th edition of Peterson's Competitive Colleges.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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