Transylvania University


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Transylvania University


  • 55% have a job after 6 months
  • 5% have a job after 1 year
  • 5% have a job after 2 years


$20,950 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

February 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


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 network, which provides access to the OCLC database of 47 million titles for interlibrary loan and cataloging purposes, and the Kentucky Virtual Library, which provides more than 40 online databases and a courier service to deliver materials among Kentucky libraries. The Technology Learning Center, located on the lower level of the library, offers assistance with technical projects and the Educational Resources Center, housed in the library, offers education students a teacher planning laboratory.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 124,949 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 500 current serial subscriptions.
  • 13,348 microforms.
  • 2,214 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

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 Medical and Science Museum, a high tech, multi-media classroom, a computer/teaching lab, and a specialized classroom for training education majors.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 250 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 120 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 720 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 250 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 250 students can be on the network at once.



placement service, health service




minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 77% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 90% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 11% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 67% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 66% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: T Day Ball, May Term Festival, Martin Luther King Celebration, African American History Month, Women’s History Month, Kenan Lecture Series.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 40 organizations on campus.
  • 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
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Disciples on Campus, Campus Crusade, Transylvania Catholic Organization, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Transy Bible Study.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Diversity Action Council
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Service Organizations, Transylvania Democrats, Transylvania Republicans, Student Activities Board, Student Alumni Association, Student Government Association, Optimist Club, Student Orientation Leader, Student Judicial Board
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Rambler (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Lexington, Ky. (6), Louisville, Ky. (80)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Cincinnati, Ohio (75)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Lexington, Ky. (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is not available.
  • 36% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 50% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 50% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kentucky)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kentucky)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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