Transylvania University


Student Population
Best Colleges National Rank
 Location Lexington, Kentucky
 Online transy.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad

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 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications DueFeb 1, 2018
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Cost to Attend

Costs for Transylvania University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,460
Room and Board $9,860
Budget for Other Expenses$2,100
Total One Year Cost$48,790


Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for Transylvania University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 66% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 69% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 70% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These 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.