Transylvania University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Transylvania University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,055 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1780 and is one of the 12 schools and colleges located in Lexington, Kentucky.

Transylvania University is affiliated with Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Transylvania University you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

Transylvania University follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Foreign Languages, Biology, Business, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Transylvania University student retention rate is high at 85% (well above Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Transylvania University is good - 73%.

Student to faculty ratio at Transylvania University is good - 11:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,400
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $33,000 a year. The additional fees at Transylvania University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,400, which totals $34,400 per year.

Read the details about Transylvania University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
93%
Easy
According to recent data, 1,538 applications were submitted and 1,425 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Transylvania University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Transylvania University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Transylvania University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Transylvania University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 900 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,400 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Transylvania University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Transylvania University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Transylvania University Location and Maps



Post Address: Transylvania University, 300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797, USA
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