Be a Pioneer

#10 - Best Colleges for the Money - USA Today/College Factual, 2016 Top 10% - America's Top Colleges - Forbes, 2016 #83 - Best National Liberal Arts Collegs, U.S. News and World Report, 2016

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.

95% Success Rate within 6 months of Graduation    only 1 of 9 Top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges in a city with a population of 300,000 or more

         eleven to one Student to Faculty ratio                38% of graduates are in graduate school and 57% are employed within 6 months of graduation


All of our 41 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.

Biology Professor Dr. Rebecca Fox in lab with student

1#10 Best Colleges for the money - USA Today/College Factual, 2016
2Top 10% of America's top colleges - Forbes, 2016
3#83 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges U.S.News & World Report, 2016