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A place for the curious, the bold and the go-getters. Apply now to join Transylvania University’s Class of 2028.

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Federal Student Aid

Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year is the most important step toward receiving federal aid funds (loans, grants and work-study) and aid directly from Transylvania. If you haven’t already done so, it’s important to file now.

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Making Transylvania Affordable

Transylvania University offers a wide range of scholarships to local residents and students from all walks of life. 99% of our students receive financial aid, and we keep our costs affordable so that our top-notch liberal arts education remains accessible.

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Campus of Champions

At Transylvania, our student‑athletes succeed both on the court and in the classroom — including our NCAA DIII championship‑winning women’s basketball team. Schedule your campus visit to see how a Transy education can be a win for you.

Choose your path at Transylvania.

A diverse range of MAJORS plus minors and preprofessional programs

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An Excellent Value

Transylvania ranks in the top liberal arts colleges in the U.S. in value. 99% of students receive gift aid, and our Pioneer Pledge guarantees you will graduate in just four years.

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Build Your Future

Stand out to employers and graduate schools. Let us show you how to translate this top‑notch liberal arts experience into a successful future.

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Personalized Education

Transylvania is a top‑ranked private liberal arts college featuring a community-driven, personalized approach to a liberal arts education through 48 majors.

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The Perfect College City

Being in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky, a thriving city of 300,000 people, sets Transylvania University apart from most other liberal arts colleges. It’s a distinction that will define your quality of life and your future.

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