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Transylvania University is a private liberal arts university located in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. The university offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs.
  • Average Tuition USD 40,210
  • Acceptance Rate 95%
  • Students 1,000
  • International Students 2.70%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 54,450
  • Intakes August, January
  • Application Deadline October 31, December 1, February 1
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting City

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School Description

Transylvania University is a highly-ranked liberal arts university in the progressive city of Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Founded in 1780, Transylvania is the 16th-oldest university in the country. We're a challenging, relationship-rich school with an engaging faculty that encourages community-driven students to achieve personal fulfillment and professional success through 46 majors or self-designed options. f the students recommended to law school, 100% are accepted; of those recommended for medical schools and health programs, more than 90% are accepted. And 95% of our students have a job or are in graduate school within six months of graduating. Transylvania is test-optional for native English speakers or those who have studied in English-taught high school or secondary school programs. 

  • 01Transylvania is ranked in the top 10% of America's Colleges by Forbes 2017.
  • 02The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Bachelor Programs

  • 300 N Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508, United States
    USD 40,210 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    • Scholarships USD 8000-17000
    • Internships Yes
    • Exchange Semester/Year Yes
    Accomplished accountants have the ability to collect complex financial data, analyze that information and communicate it to others. Transylvania’s broad-based accounting curriculum will prepare you for these challenging more
  • 300 N Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508, United States
    USD 40,210 Tuition Fee

    Anthropology

    • Scholarships USD 8000-17000
    • Internships Yes
    • Exchange Semester/Year Yes
    The Anthropology program at Transylvania provides students with a broad base for understanding and interpreting human action in a variety of prehistorical, historical and contemporary contexts. The major has great appea more
  • 300 N Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508, United States
    USD 40,210 Tuition Fee

    Art: Art History

    • Scholarships USD 8,000-17,000
    • Internships Yes
    • Exchange Semester/Year Yes

    The art history major brings a distinctive intellectual slant to the art program by teaching students to think analytically in a visual way.  

  • 300 N Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508, United States
    USD 40,210 Tuition Fee

    Art: Studio Art

    • Scholarships USD 8,000-17,000
    • Internships Yes
    • Exchange Semester/Year Yes

    The studio art curriculum introduces students to the fundamentals through courses in drawing, design, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and art history.  

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 382
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 290
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 76

Admission Requirements

  • Avg Aid to Undergraduate 20498
  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum SAT 1030
  • Minimum ACT 24

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Transylvania University offers a wide range of scholarship opportunities to its students. Some of the opportunities available to bachelor’s degree students are Premier Scholarship Program and the International Merit Scholarship which includes global superior, excellence, prestige, distinction and merit awards.

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    Established in 1780

    The university is ranked #12 in the Best Value For Money list by USA Today/College Factual (2018)

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