Be a Pioneer


Welcome to Transylvania University, a highly ranked liberal arts college in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. We’re a challenging, relationship-rich university with an engaging faculty that encourages community-driven students to achieve personal fulfillment and professional success.





All of our 40 majors are deeply rooted in the liberal arts, which will teach you to think critically and communicate in any number of areas, growing you into a well-rounded person ready to stand out and thrive in whatever field you choose. Our professors are interested in getting to know you and guiding you personally toward your academic and professional goals. Take a look at the many opportunities available to you on our friendly, inviting campus, and find out what it means to become part of the Transy family.

1USA Today/College Factual, 2016
2Forbes, 2016
3U.S.News & World Report, 2016