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 University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.