Transylvania University is on a 40-acre campus in the urban setting of Lexington, KY, not far from Cincinnati and Louisville.
There are many activities and organizations for Transylvania University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Transylvania University has fraternities and sororities.
Transylvania University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Transylvania University include Delta Sigma Phi, Phi Mu, Delta Delta Delta and Chi Omega.
Transylvania University students' favorite campus events are Campus Sing, Crimson Affair and Transy's Got Talent.
This table offers information on housing at Transylvania University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||58%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||632|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||567|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||42%|
Transylvania University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Transylvania University students live on campus. In 2022, 58% of undergrads at Transylvania University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 42% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Transylvania University. There are 632 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,001 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 567 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Transylvania University offers coed housing.
At Transylvania University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Transylvania University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Equestrian Sports||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Transylvania University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Transylvania University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Transylvania University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Transylvania University, take Interstate 64, Interstate 75 to Lexington, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Blue Grass airport.
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