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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 Students1,014
   Women592 (58.4%)
   Men422 (41.6%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate83% of 1,444 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 GPA3.74
SAT Math591 average
520-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading577 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$47,030
Tuition and Fees
$34,370
Room and Board
$9,560
Average Percent of Need Met87%
Average Freshman Award$27,367
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$28,079

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
87
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Lexington Population308,428
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCincinnati, Louisville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 75% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPioneer
Sororities60% of women participate
Fraternities 44% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.2% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students3.6% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning83.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
63.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
30.0%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.89 4.13 637 717 673 30
Low 3.57 3.80 580 690 620 27
High 4.00 4.36 700 770 730 33
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