Pursue Bold Paths

This is a journey that lasts a lifetime.

average class size 15
95 percent employed or in grad school within six months
one of only nine top liberal arts colleges in an urban area

Find your path.

A diverse range of MAJORS plus additional minors and preprofessional programs

You can afford Transy.

Transylvania’s tuition and fees fall below the national average for comparable private liberal arts colleges. That makes the high quality education you’ll receive at Transylvania a great value.

The close-knit environment at Transy between both faculty and students allows real connections beyond the classroom. When you put a group of wonderful people in one place, amazing things happen. I am confident that my connections at Transy will allow me to make big impacts in my future.

Ethan Tiller

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.

89 percent of first year students live on campus (2022-23)
number seven best city for new college grads | Smart Asset 2022

Fit in. Stand out.

There’s a place for you in our welcoming and inclusive community.

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Housing & Residence Life

Make yourself at home.

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Get Involved

Get connected to our campus community.

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Academic Opportunities

See where Transy can take you.

How to Apply

Application opens Aug. 1

Important Dates

Early Action 1 Deadline
Early Action 2 Deadline
*Deadline for Premier Scholarship Program consideration
Regular Decision Deadline

Application opens Aug. 1

Important Dates

Transfer deadline for Fall term 
starting in August of the same year
Transfer deadline for Winter term starting in January the following month