Taylor University, which was established in 1846, has a claim to fame of being one of the oldest Evangelical Christian academic institutions in America. Located in Upland, Indiana, Taylor University has been consistently ranked first by News and World Report’s guide to the best colleges in the Midwest since 2007. This ranking by a respected national publication proves that Taylor University offers a college experience that is at the pinnacle of academic and moral excellence. This is a university that takes the integration of faith and learning seriously. Students take classes centered around the philosophies of Jesus Christ and are expected to conduct themselves according to these guidelines. This commitment to faith and learning has produced hundreds of alumni who have gone on to change their industries for the better. Taylor University offers over 90 undergraduate programs in its four colleges and has an international campus in Ecuador and the Republic of Ireland.