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#557 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

1,663

Acceptance

92%

Graduation Rate

74%

Median SAT Score

1215

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$39,920

Fees (in-state)

$1,690

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,713
30K - 48K$20,385
48K - 75K$20,825
75K - 110K$24,642
110K+$28,293

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

#614 World Rank
Business
#903 World Rank
Education
#755 World Rank
Literature
#962 World Rank
Biology
#567 World Rank
History
#904 World Rank
Political Science
#990 World Rank
Chemistry
#725 World Rank
Communications
#1192 World Rank
Philosophy
#1310 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1504 World Rank
Mathematics
#2135 World Rank
Computer Science
#1445 World Rank
Economics
#2522 World Rank
Psychology
#3389 World Rank
Physics
#2174 World Rank
Sociology
#1526 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#140 World Rank
Law
#351 World Rank
Medical
#1089 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1340 World Rank
Engineering
#1346 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2193 World Rank
Nursing
#2423 World Rank
Social Work

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, Medical, and History

Basil Hayden

American college basketball player, college basketball coach

Cassius Marcellus Clay

Cassius Marcellus Clay

American planter, politician and ambassador to Russia

James S. Rollins

James S. Rollins

American politician

Happy Chandler

Governor of Kentucky, Baseball Commissioner

David M. Woodson

American judge

Edgar Dewitt Jones

American newspaper editor

George E. Pyle

George E. Pyle

American college football coach, college athletic director

Zebulon York

Zebulon York

Confederate Army general

Thomas M. Allen

Clergyman

Tracy Clayton

American writer and podcast host

John E. Fryer

Psychiatrist and gay activist

William T. Barry

William T. Barry

American politician