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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Imagine Yourself Here

Still looking for that perfect college city?
You’ve found it in Lexington, Kentucky.
Submit your Transylvania application today to secure your spot in the class of 2027.

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.

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

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Campus Events

Transy Women’s Basketball

The Pioneers have advanced to the NCAA DIII women’s basketball national championship.

April 1 at noon ET/11 a.m. CT in Dallas, Texas.

See Yourself at Transy

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