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Transylvania University

Lexington, KY

Transylvania, founded in 1780, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 48-acre campus is located several blocks from downtown Lexington. One of its oldest buildings, in the Greek Revival style and dating from 1833, is a National Historic Landmark.

Web Sitewww.transy.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students963
   Women562 (58.4%)
   Men401 (41.6%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate95% of 1,216 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.69
SAT Math573 average
460-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading566 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$48,790
Tuition and Fees
$35,830
Room and Board
$9,860
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Freshman Award$27,139
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$30,514

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
85
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Lexington Population308,428
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCincinnati, Louisville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 91% of freshmen, 65% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPioneer
Sororities54% of women participate
Fraternities 50% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
6.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.2% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students3.6% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning86.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
70.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
51%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
35.0%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.75 4.11     30
Low 3.50 3.95     28
High 4.00 4.27     32
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