Transylvania University Overview


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Located in Lexington, Kentucky, Transylvania University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) faith.

In the most recent statistical year 1,538 prospective students applied, and 1,425 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 311 enrolled in the school.  1,047 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $34,370 plus fees of $1,460.

Transylvania University is ranked 1231 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Transylvania University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Transylvania University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

4 Years

66% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

69% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

70% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157818 IPEDS survey data for Transylvania University.