Transylvania University

#727 / #219
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#299
Most Desirable School
Private university in Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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About Transylvania University

According to Wikipedia, Transylvania University is a private university in Lexington, Kentucky. It was founded in 1780 and was the first university in Kentucky. It offers 46 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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Transylvania University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
1,66392%74%121526

How Much Does Transylvania University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$42,520
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,713
30K - 48K$20,385
48K - 75K$20,825
75K - 110K$24,642
110K+$28,293

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Transylvania University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Transylvania University, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,100 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Transylvania University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,0581,058

Where is Transylvania University?

Transylvania University is located at 300 N Broadway, Lexington KY 40508-1797

How Safe is Transylvania University?

Transylvania University has a property crime rate of less than .01%. Lexington has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Transylvania University Known For?

Transylvania University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Transylvania University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Literature. Here are some of Transylvania University's most famous alumni:

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis
A President of the Confederate States .
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
An American empresario, founder of Texas, namesake of Austin, Texas .
John Marshall Harlan
John Marshall Harlan
A United States Union Army officer and Supreme Court Associate Justice .
John Hunt Morgan
John Hunt Morgan
A Confederate Army general.
Albert Sidney Johnston
Albert Sidney Johnston
A General in the Texian Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army .
Carl Rogers Darnall
Carl Rogers Darnall
A United States general .
Francis Preston Blair
Francis Preston Blair
An American newspaper editor and presidential advisor .
Samuel Freeman Miller
Samuel Freeman Miller
An American judge .
U. M. Rose
U. M. Rose
An American lawyer .
Andrew Jackson Donelson
Andrew Jackson Donelson
An American diplomat .
Thomas Holley Chivers
Thomas Holley Chivers
An American poet .
Joseph O. Shelby
Joseph O. Shelby
A Confederate States Army general .

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