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Colleges / Transylvania University

Transylvania University

Lexington, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

About Transylvania University

Transylvania University is a private, religious university in the city of Lexington, KY. Transylvania University was founded in 1780. The university enrolls around 989 students per year, including 999 undergrad students.

Transylvania University Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Transylvania University. The acceptance rate at Transylvania University is 91%. Out of 1,781 applications received in 2022, 1,615 students were offered admission.

Transylvania University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 9%

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Transylvania University is located in the city of Lexington, KY, near Cincinnati and Louisville.

If you are interested in seeing Transylvania University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64, Interstate 75 to Lexington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Blue Grass.

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College Info

300 North Broadway Lexington, KY 40508

Campus Setting: Urban

Transylvania University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Transylvania University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Transylvania University is Aug 1.

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Transylvania University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1360


Math SAT Range

540 - 660


Reading SAT Range

580 - 700

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Transylvania University is like? There are approximately 989 students enrolled at Transylvania University, including 999 undergraduate students and -10 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from KY and 21% percent of students are from other states.


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