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Transylvania University

Lexington, KY, USA
3.88 Average Rating

Founded in 1780, Transylvania University is a liberal arts college in Lexington and the first university in the state of Kentucky. Transylvania confers bachelor’s degrees in 46 academic majors and all students are required to take First Year Seminar courses during their first two terms of enrollment. Additionally, students receive credit for attending at least 10 Transy Engagements on campus such as lectures, films, and plays. For athletically inclined students, Transy fields 27 men’s and women’s sports teams known as the Pioneers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
75%
Out-Of-State Students
24%
0
100
95%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other December 1, 2018 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
966
Total Number of Undergrads
966
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
69%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
76%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,454
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$37,290
Out-of-State Tuition
$37,290
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,960
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Major city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lexington
Louisville
Cincinnati
Nashville
Washington Navy Yard
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
54%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.88 Average Rating
In love with the atmosphere. Professors are outstanding. Close-knit, fun, academically challenging and prestigious school.
Kayla from Lexington, KY
Transylvania is a great University who hopes to uphold its identity as a liberal school and provide opportunities for its prospective and current students. Here you are given a world full of knowledge and discussion where your opinion matters and wants to be heard. Here you are able to recreate yourself as a human being to open your mind and offer your skills to the awaiting world around you.
Lauren from Walton, KY

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