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

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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.

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Making Transy 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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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. The 2024-25 FAFSA is expected to become available during December 2023.

Choose your path.

A diverse range of MAJORS plus additional 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 grad schools and employers. 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.

The Perfect College City

Being in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky, a thriving city of 300,000 people, sets Transylvania 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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Campus Events


Sunday, Oct 29, noon-4 p.m.

The local community is invited to join us on the lawn of Old Morrison for PumpkinMania jack-o’-lantern carving.

See Yourself at Transy

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