Taylor College FAQ

General Information

  • How long are your programs?
    Currently, the programs we offer range from two weeks up to two years. For a complete list, please visit the Programs page on our website.
  • When can I start? When is the next semester?
    The college is open year round and has three semester start times for our Diploma and Associate Degree programs to begin – spring semester in January, summer semester in May and fall semester in September. Our Career Preparation Courses, ranging from two to five weeks, are scheduled at various times throughout the year.
  • Are clinical rotations required?
    Yes, for our Diploma and Associate Degree programs, clinical rotations are a required part of your coursework. These experiences are in place to help build your education and prepare you for the workforce by providing real life, hands-on experiences in healthcare settings such as hospitals, physician offices, and rehabilitation facilities.
  • What campus security measures are in place at Taylor College?
    Since our campus opened in Belleview, Taylor College has maintained an extremely low crime environment for our students, faculty and staff. We have security throughout the premises and make safety a main priority on our campus. For more details, please view our annual Crime and Safety Handbook.

Admissions

  • Is Taylor College accredited?
    Yes, the College is fully accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • Do you offer financial aid?
    Yes, we offer financial aid to all students who qualify including federal aid through the FAFSA application, scholarships and grants. For more information, please see the Financial Aid section for more specific information or contact our office at finaid@taylorcollege.edu.
  • Do you offer online classes?
    Yes, the only courses that are online are the General Education courses as part of the Associate Degree programs. In regards to any program being offered fully online, no, we do not offer those at this time.
  • Do you offer evening or part-time programs?
    Yes, some of our programs do offer evening schedules. Depending on what program you are interested in, we encourage you to discuss these options with our Admissions Team. Currently, none of our programs can be completed in a part-time format.
  • Can I transfer in my credits?
    Yes. Any student with previous college and/or university experience is able to complete an Application for Transfer of Credit form to see what applicable courses can be transferred to your program at Taylor College. Please review the college’s Transfer-In Policy.
  • Do I need to send Taylor College my transcripts from all schools I have attended?
    Yes, Taylor College requires transcripts from every school you have attended to evaluate them during the admissions process as well as review qualified credits for transfer-in opportunities.

Financial Aid

  • Where do I apply for financial aid?
    To get started with your financial aid application, please go to the following site: www.fafsa.govWhen filling out the FAFSA application, please include the school code: OPE-ID# 041166.
  • How long does it take the school to process my FAFSA?
    As soon as you have completed your FAFSA application, it takes about 2-3 days for the government to process the application. It is processed within two weeks of being received at the school.
  • What type of government loans are offered at Taylor College?
    At this time we only offer Federal Direct Loans affiliated on the FAFSA. For more details, please visit our website and go to the Federal Aid page.
  • Does Taylor College accept other government loans?
    Yes, we are pleased to accept Florida Prepaid, VA Benefits and Career Force assistance.
  • Does Financial Aid cover books?
    No, books are not able to be covered by Financial Aid. This is an out-of-pocket expense for students.
  • Are there scholarships or grants available at Taylor College?
    Yes, we are proud to offer several grants for our students. For a full list and details, please go to our Scholarships page.
  • Are there additional loans available to use?
    No, outside loans will have no affiliations with our college. They are considered a student’s private loan.

Registrar

  • How do I log into my portal to see my grades?
    The student portal is accessible via our Taylor College website. To log in, please visit our website and click on the myTaylor button in the top right corner of the homepage.
  • How do I get to my college-issued student email?
    To access your Taylor College student email account, please visit our website and scroll to the bottom where there is a Student Email link.
  • What if I can’t log into my email account?
    After clicking on the Student Email link, click on “Can’t access your account?” This will lead you to a screen that allows you to reset your password.
  • How do I get a transcript?
    To receive your transcript, please visit our website and complete a Transcript Request Form. This can be found under the Current Students tab. Please note there is a $5.00 charge for all transcript requests, and payment is required prior to the transcript request being fulfilled. Transcripts will not be processed if there is a balance owed to the school.
  • How long does it take to get my transcript?
    Transcripts are made available approximately one week after the transcript request form and payment for the transcript has been received. Please note that transcripts will not be processed if there is a balance owed to the school.
  • Where can I view my schedule for next semester?
    Semester schedules including class times, room assignments and instructors may be viewed in your myTaylor portal. This button is found on the homepage in the top right corner.

Placement

  • Am I guaranteed a job after graduation?
    No, we cannot guarantee jobs upon graduation. To assist you in obtaining a great position, we do offer services to help you in your job search. These services are available to all Taylor College graduates for life.
  • Will someone write my resume for me?
    Our Placement Coordinator is available to assist you in reviewing your current resume. You are able to receive assistance and guidance with resume writing; however, no one will completely write it for you. 
  • I have applied for several jobs online and have not received a response. What should I do?
    Although technology has advanced and a lot of communication is done online, sometimes it is necessary to get out and visit potential employers. Dress appropriately in business attire with your polished resume and go personally introduce yourself and express your interest in the position.
  • I’ve graduated and need to prepare for my licensure exam. How do I get started?
    In the last semester of our student’s program, your Program Director will speak with your class about the steps required to apply for the licensing exam. If a student would like more information about the licensure exams, please visit the following sites:
    Nursing Students – NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN –http://www.floridasnursing.gov/licensing/
    Physical Therapist Assistant Students – http://www.fsbpt.org/ExamCandidates/NationalExam(NPTE).aspx
  • After graduation, if I want to advance my education, can I transfer my credits to another school?
    We encourage all our students to never stop investing in your education and continue to grow as much as possible in your professional life! Taylor College is a fully accredited school, so all of your courses successfully passed will provide you with college credits. As you look to attend other schools, please be aware that it is up to the institution in which you’ll be attending next as to what their transfer-in policy is and what credits they will or will not accept.