Taylor University is an evangelical, independent, interdenominational Christian liberal arts institution where faith, living, and learning are integrated. The mission of the university is to educate men and women for lifelong learning and ministering the redemptive love of Jesus Christ to a world in need. For the past ten years, Taylor University has been highly ranked in the U.S. News and World Report Survey Americas Best Colleges and Universities and offers Master-level degrees in Business and Environmental Science, 42 undergraduate majors with Bachelor degrees in Arts, Science and Music, as well as an Associate of Arts degree. Students, faculty and staff sign the Life Together Covenant signifying commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ and to the rules of behavior. The campus consists of approximately 250 acres located on the south side of the town of Upland, Indiana. In the past twenty years, the University has constructed eight major buildings and performed extensive renovations on three others on its Upland campus.