Transylvania University
#443 Overall Influence#299 Desirability Rank

Transylvania University

Private university in Lexington, Kentucky, United States

From Wikipedia

Transylvania University, colloquially known as "Transy", is a private university in Lexington, Kentucky. It was founded in 1780 and was the first university in Kentucky. It offers 36 major programs, as well as dual-degree engineering programs, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Its medical program graduated 8,000 physicians by 1859.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,662

Acceptance

89%

Graduation Rate

75%

Median SAT Score

1205

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$37,170

Fees (in-state)

$1,580

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$21,048
30K-48K$20,077
48K-75K$22,371
75K-110K$25,449
110K+$28,924

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,100

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

300 N Broadway, Lexington KY 40508-1797

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

3 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

41 per 100k

Violent Crime

3 per 100k

What is Transylvania University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#199 World Rank #112 USA Rank
History
#206 World Rank #148 USA Rank
Business
#213 World Rank #157 USA Rank
Communications
#306 World Rank #161 USA Rank
Education
#951 World Rank #461 USA Rank
Political Science

Other areas of influence

#46 World Rank #25 USA Rank
Law
#253 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Medical
#319 World Rank #233 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#387 World Rank #226 USA Rank
Nursing
#1142 World Rank #348 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1373 World Rank #434 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Transylvania University's Most influential alumni?

Transylvania University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, History, and Business. Transylvania University’s most academically influential people include Jefferson Davis, John C. Breckinridge, and John Marshall Harlan.

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis

President of the Confederate States

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John C. Breckinridge
John C. Breckinridge

Confederate Army general and Vice President of the United States

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John Marshall Harlan
John Marshall Harlan

United States Union Army officer and Supreme Court Associate Justice

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Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin

American empresario, founder of Texas, namesake of Austin, Texas

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John Hunt Morgan
John Hunt Morgan

Confederate Army general

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Albert Sidney Johnston
Albert Sidney Johnston

General in the Texian Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army

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Francis Preston Blair
Francis Preston Blair

American newspaper editor and presidential advisor

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Samuel Freeman Miller
Samuel Freeman Miller

American judge

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Richard Mentor Johnson
Richard Mentor Johnson

Ninth vice president of the United States

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Benjamin Gratz Brown
Benjamin Gratz Brown

American politician

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James Speed
James Speed

American politician

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Clyde Roper
Clyde Roper

American zoologist

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