Taylor University

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Taylor University



Tuition

$22,028 / year

Room and Board

$5,867

Application deadline

September 1

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

Edwin W. Brown Collection, a component of the Center for the Study of C.S. Lewis & Friends includes first editions, manuscripts, photographs and other materials related to the life and works of C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield; Academic Enrichment Center, Academic Support Services (services for students with disabilities); Shared catalog and automation system with the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana; Member, INCOLSA and OCLC.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 186,441 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 634 current serial subscriptions.
  • 10,915 microforms.
  • 8,398 Audio/Visual items.
  • 5,801 e-books.

Museums & Art

Taylor University Archives and Special Collections; Natural History Museum; Randall Environmental Studies Center; University Arboretum; Specialized laboratories (biotic analysis, satelite image retrieval, computer mapping, soil analysis, and plant systematics); Observatory (ten-inch Celestron and eight-inch Meade reflecting telescopes with motor mounts for all-night star tracking); Educational Technology Center; Modelle Metcalf Visual Arts Center (specialized art studio, state-of-the-art computer graphic arts lab, audio-visual classrooms, art gallery); Rupp Communication Arts Center (theatre, television and radio studios, journalism lab); Smith-Hermanson Music Center (Recital Hall, Boesendorfer grand and Steinway pianos, teaching studios, rehearsal rooms, practice rooms); Engstrom Galleria

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 250 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 12 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,550 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 91% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 8% of housing units are Singles.
  • 77% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 10% of housing units are Triples.
  • 5% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 8 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 13% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Athletics (football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, tennis, softball), theatre productions, concerts, film festival, art exhibits, Taylathon, Airband, Nostalgia Night, My Generation Night, Dr. G's Christmas Fandango and Silent Night, Cardboard Boat Regatta Race, Chapel, National Student Leadership Conference, Art Exhibits, Intramural sports
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 62 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Chi Alpha Omega, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Alpha Epsilon, Chi Alpha Sigma, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Delta Phi, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Inter-Class Council, High School Leadership Conference, National Student Leadership Conference, Vespers, Community Life Board (Men's and Women's Campus Ministries), Integration of Faith and Culture, Campus Life, Teaching English as a Second Language, Lions Club, Mentor Moms, One on One, Operations Wheelchair, Real Life, Whatchamacallit, Taylor Disability Outreach, University Nursing Home Ministry, Oneighty Volunteers, U-Turn Children's Ministry, Habitat for Humanity, Lighthouse short-term Missions Program, Taylor Christian Artists, World Christian Fellowship, World Opportunitites Week, Youth Conference.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Society, MuKappa, AHANNA (African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American), Students for Social Action, Global, Ethnic and Social Issues Representative's Office, Asian Awareness Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Taylor Student Organization, Student Senate, Student Activities Council, Astronomy Club, Computer Science Club, Equestrian Club, Pre-Med Club, The Guild, Writers Club, Taylor Sounds, University Chorus, Gospel Choir, Opera Workshop, Taylor University Chorale, Brass Choir, Flute Choir, Handbell Choir, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, Taylor Ringers, Symphonic Band, Chamber Orchestra, Press Services Board, Leadership Development Cabinet, Men's Lacrosse Club, Taylor Black Men Club, Chess Club, Acting on Aids campus chapter
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Echo (weekly), Taylor (triannual), News of the Day (triweekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Fort Wayne (50), Indianapolis (85)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Waterloo, Indiana (70)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Marion, Indiana (16)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 73% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 10% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 700
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other

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Esther Bock

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I am 16 years old and only a junior in highschool but Taylor University is extremely appealing to me. Whoever organized this website did very well, good job! Thank you! posted Sep 20th, 2011 2:50 pm



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