963
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,380
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
95
1496/1567
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Transylvania University is a 4-year institution located in Lexington, KY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 North Broadway
Lexington, KY  40508-1797
United States
Contact Dr. Holly Sheilley
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Life
Email: admissions@transy.edu
Phone: 859-233-8242
Fax: 859-281-3649

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,567
Applied
1,496
Accepted
963
Enrolled
95%
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Female Admissions

965
Females Applied
928
Females Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

602
Males Applied
568
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 15th December 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 618 610 690
SAT Math 594 570 670
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,170
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Fees

1,580
Full-time student fees
10,460
Room & board
5,920
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,380
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,177
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,500
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,240
Avg. Loan Aid
17,591
Avg. Grant Aid
24,474
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

963
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.57%
Black or African American 4.05%
White or Caucasian 79.65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 1.04%
Two or more races 3.84%
Other 4.05%

Gender

Male (39.88%)
Female (60.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 74%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Campus Sing, Crimson Affair and Transy's Got Talent

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Delta Sigma Phi, Phi Mu, Delta Delta Delta and Chi Omega

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

103
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 82
Part-time - 21
Male - 56
Female - 47