Transylvania University

Lexington, KY

Transylvania University

Lexington, KY

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Undergrad

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

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,598
Declined 188
Total Received 1,786
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Private

949

undergraduate students

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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 949
Established in 1780
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Christian Church (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
  • Metropolitan area: Cincinnati, Louisville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Blue Grass

Transylvania University
300 North Broadway
Lexington, KY
40508-1797

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Phi Mu
  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Chi Omega

Top Events

  • Campus Sing
  • Crimson Affair
  • Transy's Got Talent
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
42%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
3%
30-36
27%
24-29
43%
18-23
28%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,598
Declined 188
Total Received 1,786

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,035

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,920
Room & board $11,310
Additional fees $1,690
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,400
Total $55,320
Average Financial Aid - $5,035
Total with Avg. Aid $50,285
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

949

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

949
students

Female
60%
571

Male
40%
378

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

946
students

Female
61%
569

Male
39%
377

1%

3
students

Female
67%
2

Male
33%
1

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

15

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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