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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 Students1,081
   Women619 (57.3%)
   Men462 (42.7%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate83% of 1,539 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 GPA3.7
SAT Math576 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading586 average
520-660 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$45,760
Tuition and Fees
$33,360
Room and Board
$9,300
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Freshman Award$26,576
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$28,026

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
96
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Lexington Population308,428
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCincinnati, Louisville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing93% of freshmen, 75% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPioneer
Sororities60% of women participate
Fraternities44% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.2% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students2.1% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
67.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
30%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.75 3.96 653 645 638 30
Low 3.00 3.30 550 520 470 26
High 4.00 4.60 730 750 750 35
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