A place for the curious, the bold and the go-getters, Transylvania is where you’ll learn and live in a vibrant, creative community in the perfect college city.

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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. Deposit today and earn your own win as part of the class of 2027.

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Making Transy Affordable

Transylvania University has created two new programs for Kentucky students — the 1780 Guarantee and the Impact Scholarship — delivering the benefits of a top-notch liberal arts education to local residents and students from diverse backgrounds.

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Federal Student Aid

Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year after it becomes available on Oct. 1 of your senior year is the most important step toward receiving federal aid funds (loans, grants and work-study) and aid directly from Transylvania.

Choose your path.

48 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, Ky., 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.

50 America's best cities to live
27/7 Wall St., 2017
number 2 mid-sized city for new grads
Online Degrees, 2018

See Yourself at Transy

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