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Transylvania’s social channels engage followers in 2022

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In 2022, posts from Transylvania on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and TikTok reached 8 million users. What stood out as our most popular posts? According to the numbers, welcoming, celebrating and supporting fellow Pioneers is the thing to do. 

Below are the top 10 social media posts based on the number of users reached across all platforms. Keep connecting with us on social and sharing your favorite posts with your friends and colleagues to help us determine next year’s top 10. 


Our social audience welcomed the Class of 2026 in August, getting photos from their orientation weekend into the top 10 posts of the year.

The pictures were seen by 11,096 people on Facebook.


One Transy alumna is living out her dream as a Disney talent casting coordinator. 

Rebe’s story reached 11,298 people on Facebook. 


Transy’s women’s basketball team kicked off its historic NCAA run in February, and our Facebook followers showed and shared the love. 

The post reached 12,950 people. 


Pioneers pursue bold paths at Transylvania. 


You can make this journey your own — Pursue Bold Paths at Transylvania.

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Join the 13,100 people who saw this post by following @transylvaniau1780 on TikTok


We love our pumpkins at Transy, and not only did PumpkinMania make it onto Good Morning America for the second year in a row, but our social media followers loved it, too. 

14,340 people saw the post on Facebook. 


The winter term 2022 dean’s list made it to the top five posts when it was announced in June. 

The post reached 15,155 Facebook users. 


The Class of 2026’s first-year photo on the steps of Old Morrison was a hit with followers. 

On Facebook, the picture reached 20,935 people. 


Don’t let the Oct. 31 application deadline scare you! Viewers on Transy’s new TikTok channel loved this Halloween-themed post. 


Dont let the deadline scare you! 🎃🦇👻 Apply to Transylvania by Oct. 31 for priority consideration for admission and scholarships. Link in bio.

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21,931 people who saw this post on TikTok.


Celebrating academic success is always popular and 2022 was no exception. The fall 2021 dean’s list was one of your favorite posts.

This Facebook post reached 26,133 people. 


First-year student Dakota Capps saw his Transylvania community come together for him after a profound loss. 

The post on Facebook reached 67,174 accounts.