Transylvania University, located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Ky., is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges by The Princeton Review, which cites its community-driven, personalized approach to a liberal arts education through 38 majors and 37 minors. Founded in 1780, it is the 16th oldest institution of higher learning in the country, with nearly 1,100 students. Transylvania provides students with a rigorous liberal arts education that develops the whole person and provides everything needed to thrive in many careers, not just one. Students broaden their knowledge across disciplines, grow as a leaders, partner with the community and hone the critical writing, reasoning and communication skills that employers and grad programs value. At Transylvania our supportive community of professors and peers are ready to draw the best from you. A complete college experience is about access to internships and jobs, culture and entertainment and working with a diverse population—the kind of real-world experience that will build your future.
Ranking or Award
Top 100 Liberal Arts Schools in the U.S.
Top 15% of four year colleges in the nation
#1 Best College Location in Kentucky
Popular Majors: Business Administration, Exercise Science, Psychology, Accounting, Biology, Neuroscience
Tuition and fees
For 2015-2016 $34,370
For 2016-2017 Approx. $35,400
Room & Board costs $9,560
fees, books, etc $3100
Total Cost of Attendance (tuition, room & board, and fees, books, etc $47030
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Due date for your international applications
For Fall 2016
Early Decision: December 1, 2015
General Admission: February 1, 2015
Final Date: June 30, 2015
All of our scholarships are renewable There are lots of options for scholarships. Each application is considered individually so the range could vary depending on the application.
We have the option for students to create their own major. We are the 16th oldest institution in the U.S. Our students receive great opportunities through personal mentoring from our faculty.