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Your First Year

Your First Year

A Strategic First-Year Experience

We’ve created a comprehensive, innovative approach to the entire first year of learning. Each term has a distinct purpose and builds on the preceding term. The integrated four-part program gives you the foundation you need to complete your degree in four years and the analytical thinking and knowledge to fully explore who you are in the world.

The program begins with August term, created to help ease your personal and academic transition to college and the demands of a liberal arts curriculum.  Learn more about all the components of your first year.

Transylvania has been educating America’s finest minds since 1780. By working together and consistently refining curriculum to meet the needs of a changing world, our faculty members create the best ways to help you develop and reach your goals.

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