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Transylvania University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$46,690 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,370 tuition
$9,860 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,460 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$46,690 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,370 tuition
$9,860 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,460 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$18,499 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
28% get federal aid ($4,480 avg)
74% get state aid ($4,260 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($18,499 avg)
62% get loans ($6,663 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.33% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.50% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $22,945 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,480 28%
Pell Grants $3,729 23%
Other Federal Grants $2,181 19%
Institution Grant Aid $18,499 100%
State Grant Aid $4,260 74%
Student Loans $6,663 62%
Federal Loans $5,388 62%
Other Loans $11,183 7%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
award details Y
$500 - $5,000 Y N N N
$7,500 Y
$5,000 Y
$15,000 - $19,000 Y N N
$10,000 Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: January 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: August 6
Does Transylvania University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797
(859) 233-8300
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $955
Out of State $955


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • from Alabama
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a past student here

    Transylvania University was too expensive for me, hence why I had to leave. The university awarded me with generous scholarships and grants, plus I received decent federal aid, but it still cost too much for me to continue attending.

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  • 4
  • Mark
  • Dec-19-2012 I am a current student here

    It's very expensive, but with a reasonable scholarship, the memories you'll make and education you'll get cannot be matched by and other college in Kentucky.

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  • 5
  • J. from TN
  • Jul-31-2011 I am a current student here

    Transylvania is a private school, and it is therefore expensive when compared to the tuition of state schools. However, Transylvania was one of the cheapest private schools I looked at in high school. For a private school, it's a great bargain.

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