Through an engagement with the liberal arts, Transylvania University prepares its students for a humane and fulfilling personal and public life by cultivating independent thinking, open-mindedness, creative expression, and commitment to lifelong learning and social responsibility in a diverse world.
Our challenging small classes are taught by award-winning professors.
Since our founding in 1780, we've educated some of America's great leaders.
Lexington offers urban experiences few liberal arts college towns can match.
By questioning everything, Transylvania graduates can accomplish anything.
We believe in diversity, globalization, sustainability, technology, and outreach.
Transylvania does not base employment or academic decisions on a person’s age, race, color, gender, disability or any other criteria prohibited by law. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and education for all.