What Makes Us Special

About Transylvania University

Transylvania University, founded in 1780, is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky, a city of approximately 300,000 people, where entertainment, sports, cultural attractions, and job and internship opportunities abound. By offering small classes, award-winning faculty, and research and study abroad opportunities, Transylvania ensures that most of today's graduates go on to prestigious medical, law, and graduate schools or begin careers in a wide range of professions.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class


Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.7

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 60%
Men 40%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 83%  Help

More About our Students

our students

Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

Use Our Net Price Calculator  Help

To estimate your personal net price, click here.

For additional information on our net price,
tuition and fees, and financial aid, click here.

For additional information on our affordability initiatives, click here.

Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 10:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 95%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 182 69 0 0 0

Click Here to find out more about our faculty.