Transylvania UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Lexington, Kentucky Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$40,210

Avg tuition

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About Transylvania University

Transylvania University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Lexington, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 946, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 90%. The university offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 70%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $40,210.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

90% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 90%

Retention Rate 82%

Graduation Rate 70%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1080-1350

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-30

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

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

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60%

Female Student Population

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

79%

Black

5%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

4%

Hispanic

4%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

29%

State Grant Aid

79%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,035
State Grant Aid $4,588
Institution Grant Aid $21,364
Pell Grant Aid $4,347
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.