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Don’t Wait!

Check out the top five reasons to choose Transylvania and take the next step toward an exceptional future. There is still time to secure your spot for fall 2024 by submitting your deposit today!

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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.

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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Transylvania Campus Events

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Patriotic Concert

Preshow: 5:30 — Young at Heart 
Main show: 7:30 p.m. — Lexington Philharmonic

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See Yourself at Transylvania University

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