Transylvania University

Lexington, KY

Transylvania University

Lexington, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$41,610

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,532
Declined 131
Total Received 1,663
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Private

965

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Transylvania University, founded in 1780, is a private liberal arts university. Its 40-acre campus is located a few blocks from downtown Lexington.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 965
Established in 1780
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ

40-acre, urban campus in Lexington (population: 321,959), 80 miles from both Cincinnati and Louisville. Served by air and bus; major airports serve Cincinnati and Louisville; train serves Maysville (55 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Transylvania University
300 North Broadway
Lexington, KY
40508-1797

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
560
75th
630
25th
510
75th
33
25th
23
75th
27
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline October 15, December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,532
Declined 131
Total Received 1,663

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,762

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,920
Room $6,260
Board $4,800
Additional fees $1,690
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $53,670
Average Financial Aid - $26,762
Total with Avg. Aid $26,908

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,282,067
State $2,564,563
Institutional $13,632,342
Other external $274,254
Total $17,753,226

Non-need-based

Federal
State $553,333
Institutional $5,734,276
Other external $280,861
Total $6,568,470

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 872-6798
F: 859 281-3650
financialaid@transy.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Technology. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

965

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

965
students

Female
60%
576

Male
40%
389

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

960
students

Female
60%
574

Male
40%
386

1%

5
students

Female
40%
2

Male
60%
3

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Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

17%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

18

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented China
Haiti
India
Rwanda
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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