300 N. Broadway Lexington, KY 40508-1797 859-233-8242
http://www.transy.edu admissions@transy.edu
About Transylvania University
  • Year of Foundation 1780
  • Size of Campus 36 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Other
  • Undergraduate Population 1,151
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 18%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,250
  • Room and Board $7,770
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 1,154
Through an engagement with the liberal arts, Transylvania University prepares its students for a humane and fulfilling personal and public life by cultivating independent thinking, open-mindedness, creative expression, and commitment to lifelong learning and social responsibility in a diverse world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 50%
  • Number of honor societies Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Holleian Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Beta Beta Beta, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Disciples on Campus, Campus Crusade, Transylvania Catholic Organization, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Transy Bible Study.
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 50%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Diversity Action Council
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus T Day Ball, May Term Festival, Martin Luther King Celebration, African American History Month, Women's History Month, Kenan Lecture Series.
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Lexington, Ky. (6), Louisville, Ky. (80)
  • Distance to nearest train Cincinnati, Ohio (75)
  • Distance to nearest bus Lexington, Ky. (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 11%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 67%
  • Number of students using college housing 77%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (20%), women's dorms (47%), men's dorms (32%), apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities The library houses the University archives and a number of special collections including the Clara S. Peck Collection, the Old Medical Library, and the J. Winston Coleman Jr. Kentuckiana Collection. The library is a member of the Southeastern Library netwo
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Number Of Microforms 13,348
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 120
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 124,949
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 250
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,214
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 500
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums L.A. Brown Science Center designed to meet the demands of the university's programs in the natural sciences, computer science, and mathematics. Cowgill Center for Business, Economics, and Education includes classrooms, faculty officies, the Monroe Moosnick
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 720
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 5%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Lexmark, IBM, Crowe Chizek, Eli Lilly, National City Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Mariott, Public and Private School System, Kentucky State Government
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 36%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 55%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kentucky)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 5%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kentucky)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City