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Prepare to lead a fulfilled and successful life in whatever field you choose. This education gives you everything you need to thrive in a changing world and in many careers, not just one.

Transylvania consistently ranks among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation. We're known for educating young leaders and innovators, producing not just U.S. vice presidents, senators, U.S. Supreme Court justices and governors, but pioneering social workers, software creators, educators, NASA scientists, physicians, artists, lawyers, researchers and entrepreneurs.

Visit our LinkedIn page to see what our grads are doing.

Tari Young Tari Young’s computer science professor helped her get an internship at Lexmark during her sophomore year. That became a full-time job when she graduated. Now she’s a development firmware manager.

A sampling of employers…

  • Alltech
  • American Cancer Society
  • Bank of America
  • Bausch + Lomb
  • BBC Worldwide
  • Bullhorn Creative
  • CIGNA Healthcare
  • Cisco
  • Comic-Con
  • Disney ABC Television Group
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Harvard
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Kentucky Department of Education
  • Lexmark
  • Merck
  • Microsoft
  • MTV
  • NASA
  • National Geographic Channel
  • Novo Nordisk
  • People Magazine Spanish Edition
  • PNC Bank
  • Procter & Gamble
  • SONY
  • Sports Illustrated
  • USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
  • U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Uber (Corporate)
  • Yum! Brands

Meet our entrepreneurs.

Continued study (many with prestigious scholarships)

  • Baylor
  • Duke
  • Emory
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard
  • Loyola
  • New York University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Princeton
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Stanford
  • Tulane
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Louisville
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Virginia
  • Vanderbilt
  • Washington University
  • Yale


Clarke WaldropClarke Waldrop, who graduated with a theater degree, is associate producer of ad sales creative, creating on-air promos for the channel’s programming and advertisers. And she credits her Transylvania education for helping her land her first job in TV.

At Transy you have the best of all worlds—an intimate campus, a city of opportunity and an active network of alumni to help you achieve your dreams.

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