Transylvania University is on a 40-acre campus in an urban setting in Lexington, KY, not far from Cincinnati and Louisville. There are many activities and organizations for Transylvania University students to join – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Transylvania University also has fraternities and sororities.
Transylvania University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in 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.
Transylvania University offers housing for students. 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 2021, 53% of undergrads at Transylvania University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 47% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Transylvania University. There are 769 spots available in on-campus housing for all 958 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 510 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. 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|
|Equestrian Sports||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||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|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
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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