Transylvania University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Lexington, KY

$41,610

Avg tuition

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About Transylvania University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Transylvania University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Lexington, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 963, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 92%. The university offers 45 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 74%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $41,610.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

92% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

79% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

74% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 24-30

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1070-1270

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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963

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

78%

Black

5%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

4%

Hispanic

4%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

29% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

93%

State Grant Aid

75%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,093
State Grant Aid $4,333
Institution Grant Aid $22,391
Pell Grant Aid $4,641

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.