Be a Pioneer
Welcome to Transylvania University, a highly ranked liberal arts college in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. We’re a challenging, relationship-rich university with an engaging faculty that encourages community-driven students to achieve personal fulfillment and professional success.
All of our 38 majors are deeply rooted in the liberal arts, which will teach you to think critically and communicate in any number of areas, growing you into a well-rounded person ready to stand out and thrive in whatever field you choose. Our professors are interested in getting to know you and guiding you personally toward your academic and professional goals. Take a look at the many opportunities available to you on our friendly, inviting campus, and find out what it means to become part of the Transy family.
Become part of a university full of curious, clever students who are trained by a supportive faculty. Open your mind to new information and experiences, and use what you learn to make a difference in the world. Make new friends, and discover your passions together. Go All In at Transylvania.
Challenge your mind, imagination and your sense of who you are. This is a rigorous liberal arts education that develops your entire being and provides everything you need to thrive in many careers, not just one. You’ll broaden your knowledge across disciplines, grow as a leader, partner with the community and hone the critical writing, reasoning and communication skills that employers and graduate programs value. It’s about finding your true vocation and leading a fulfilled and successful life in whatever field you choose.
Transy works together. We’re a tight-knit, supportive community. Professors and peers get to know you, challenge you and draw the best from you. Our intimate campus encourages collaboration and a customized education. Make the most of opportunities to research, co-publish, present papers and even teach with your professors.
Spread your wings in the heart of a friendly, creative city. A complete college experience is more than what happens on campus. It’s about access to internships and jobs, culture and entertainment, community service and working with a diverse population—the kind of real-world experience that will build your future. At Transy you have the benefits of both worlds—an intimate campus and a city of opportunity.
Become part of a large and welcoming Transylvania network that starts in your first year with 100 Doors to Success and continues for a lifetime. Our mentoring program pairs you with successful alumni who help you build a professional network and show you how a liberal arts degree translates into a career. We’re a community-driven culture. The support you feel on campus is just the beginning of lifelong friendship, mentoring and connection.
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