FIND YOUR PATH AT T R A N S Y LVA N I A U N I V E R S I T Y 2022-23
“The location was perfect for commuting, adventuring, serving and internships.”
“I have made some of the closest and truest friendships here, but I have also had opportunities to meet professionals in my field and network with countless individuals.”
” Mattie Dunn '23 ART HISTORY AND ENGLISH DOUBLE MAJOR
” Shalomel Jatau '23 NEUROSCIENCE MAJOR
“For a small campus, the campus life is huge. There are so many organizations that are hosting events for students to go to!”
” Evan Wilt '22 ACCOUNTING MAJOR
ADDITIONAL MINORS AND PREPROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREES OFFERED IN: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Accounting Anthropology Art History Biology Biology: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Biology: Molecular and Cellular Biology Business Administration Business Administration: Finance Business Administration: Hospitality and Tourism Management Business Administration: Management Business Administration: Marketing Chemistry Chemistry: Biochemistry Classics Computer Science Digital Arts and Media Economics Education – Elementary P-5 Certification Education – Middle Grades 5-9 Certification Education and Social Change English French Language and Literature German Studies Health and Exercise Science History International Affairs: Development International Affairs: Diplomacy International Affairs: Comparative Cultures Mathematics Music Education Music Performance Music Studies Music Technology Neuroscience Philosophy
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Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Physics Political Science Psychology Religion Sociology Sociology/Anthropology Spanish Language and Literature Studio Art Teaching Art Teaching Chemistry Theater Writing, Rhetoric, and Communication
MINORS AVAILABLE IN MOST MAJORS AND: • • • • • • • • • • •
Asian Studies Chinese Classical Studies Communication Creative Writing Education for P-12 Certification for French and Spanish Education Minor for Secondary Certification (8-12) Environmental Studies Latin American and Caribbean Studies Medical Humanities Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
PREPROFESSIONAL PREPARATION IN: • Health Professions: dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physicians assistant, veterinary medicine, nursing • Engineering • Law
SELF-DESIGNED MAJORS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR EXAMPLE: • American Studies • Bioinformatics • Biopsychology • Business Information Systems • Child Study • Criminal Behavioral Studies • Digital Imaging and Application Design • Historical Rhetoric • Intercultural Communication • International Security • Multicultural Studies • Nutrition and Sustainability • Political Communication • Public Relations • Social Justice • Sports Management
Search by major, career or interest. transy.edu/majors
START YOUR JOURNEY You’re on a unique journey. At Transylvania you’ll receive the skills you need to pursue bold paths toward personal fulfillment and professional success in any field. The value of the Transy experience goes beyond a degree – it’s a lifelong relationship that continues to pay off long after graduation. And we do it all at an affordable cost. Your journey will come with countless twists and turns, and we’re here to help you the whole way.
“ ” “I had no idea that the ability to think outside the box creatively would help me build a biotech company.”
David Hysong '09
FRENCH MAJOR FOUNDER AND CEO, SHEPHERD THERAPEUTICS
YOUR LEARNING COMES FIRST
At Transy you’ll get broad experience in the liberal arts, taking courses in several different disciplines to open your world to fields that may inspire you to take a journey you never saw coming. You’ll get world-class training to make sure you’re ready to find that grad school or job where you’ll shine. And our curriculum ensures you’ll do it all in just four years, saving you time and money.
AVERAGE TIME TO DEGREE Transylvania University: National Avg. Private: National Avg. Public:
3.98 years 4.8 years 5.2 years
11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
THE FACULTY-STUDENT RELATIONSHIP SETS US APART Our professors get to know you personally, helping you find opportunities that will allow you to reach your academic and career goals. No teaching assistants here — just expert faculty who take your learning seriously.
“ ” “Focusing on diversity in cancer research is important for me because I want to be a role model for young Black girls and someone they can look up to and say, ‘I want to be like her.’”
Karrington Jackson '23 EXERCISE SCIENCE MAJOR MARKEY STRONG SCHOLAR
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Take one of our four-week May term courses that involve international travel. Or study abroad for a full semester while paying your regular tuition and using 100% of your financial aid with GlobalTransy.
95% employed or in grad school within six months
“Take advantage of the career center and the 100 Doors to Success program so that entering the real world won’t seem too daunting. Push yourself to try new things and meet new people. If you’ve ever wanted to study abroad or intern, now is the time to do it!”
Judy Brumley '18
COMPLETED HER INTERNSHIP AT INSTYLE MAGAZINE SENIOR COPYWRITER, BRANDED CONTENT AT DOTDASH MEREDITH IN NEW YORK
100% of our students recommended to law schools are accepted
WHERE TRANSY GRADS WORK:
“I owe a lot to Transylvania. I had really incredible professors who said, ‘Yes you can. You can do this.’ And because I did and got through it, that’s given me the confidence to go out and really do what I wanted to do — and that is to build a business around empowering women and young girls.”
Aja Price '11
FOUNDER OF NOTABLY GRAY MARKETING IN NASHVILLE AND NOTABLY HER, A PLATFORM WORKING WITH YOUNG FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
Walt Disney | Principal Project Engineer NASA | Technical Adviser Apple | Senior Software Engineer DC Comics | Publicist ESPN | Vice President and Talk Show Host Centers for Disease Control | Health Scientist Amazon | Applied Scientist Facebook | Engineering Manager NBCUniversal | Talent Development Specialist S&P Global | Associate Director Riot Games | Senior Game Producer JP Morgan Chase | Vice President L’Oreal | Manager Global Marketing Doctors Without Borders | Epidemiologist The Washington Post | Graphics Reporter Smithsonian Institution | Chief of Exhibit Planning International Golf Federation | Head of Communications Chief United States District Judge Sea World | Aviculturalist Minor League Baseball | General Manager, Gwinnett Stripers Procter & Gamble | Chemist Nickelodeon | Project Manager
WHERE TRANSY GRADS STUDY: Harvard University | Law Brown University | Ancient History Columbia University | Physical Therapy Vanderbilt University | Nursing Cambridge University | Archaeology London School of Economics | Gender, Media, and Culture Duke University | Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Johns Hopkins | Developmental Biology American Graduate School (France) | Diplomacy and Law New York University | Arts & Politics Penn State University | Law Clemson University | Architecture University of Pittsburgh | Pharmacy University of Virginia | Education Indiana University | Medicine University of Central Florida | Game Design and Production Xavier University | Clinical Psychology University of California Berkeley | Information Management and Systems
90% More than
of our students recommended to medical schools and other health professions programs are
“Above all, Transylvania gave me a confidence I lacked in high school — one that allowed me to apply and be granted admission to law schools I previously thought were out of reach.”
Karisma Keeton '22 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW SCHOOL
KARISMA’S LAW SCHOOL ACCEPTANCES: Harvard University University of Virginia University of Michigan Duke University Cornell University Georgetown University Vanderbilt University University of Texas at Austin Washington University University of Kentucky
Total Scholarships Awarded: $1,402,131
FOR YOU THERE’S A PLACE HERE FOR YOU
27 intercollegiate athletic teams
90% More than
of students are involved in
You’ve got interests. We’ve got opportunities. Our eight nationally affiliated fraternities and sororities offer instant community with your peers. And with 27 intercollegiate sports as well as several campus intramurals, you can have fun and compete. Join one of our more than 50 campus clubs and organizations, where you can show your creativity, be a leader and have a great time. Or start your own. It’s all up to you.
“ ” “I came and it was kind of like love at first walk-through. It felt right. There was going to be a place for me, and my voice was going to be heard.”
Alexa Valarezo '21 MATH AND RELIGION DOUBLE MAJOR MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
90% More than
live on campus
Transylvania’s Campus Center opened in 2020 and has bright, welcoming areas for student organizations, student services, dining, fitness and events. It’s where you’ll spend a lot of your time hanging with friends, meeting with clubs and taking a break from your studies. College life outside the classroom is crucial for developing the whole person, and the Campus Center is your hub for that activity.
THE PERFECT COLLEGE CITY LEXINGTON, KY Lexington is an amazing city with thriving businesses, an abundance of arts and entertainment and beautiful green spaces. It’s a city full of opportunities for you as a college student. It’s where you’ll find jobs, internships and community engagement. And our downtown location is right in the center of all the action.
Top-100 Liberal Arts Colleges in a city with a population of 300,000+
for New College Grads SmartAsset 2021
liberal arts college for community service
PIONEER BECOME A 99% of students receive
SCHEDULE YOUR CAMPUS VISIT
A campus visit to Transylvania is the most important step in the college search process. Our admissions office is open for individual or group visits Mondays-Fridays and select Saturdays, and we hold special visit events throughout the year. If you can’t make it to campus right now, be sure to check out our virtual options.
AFFORDABLE TRANSY We encourage all families, no matter their income level, to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Our total cost falls well below that of the average top-100 liberal arts college, and our financial aid offers, payment plan options and the ability to lock in your tuition for all four years truly make Transy an affordable option.
FILE THE FAFSA STARTING OCT. 1 USING TRANSY’S ID: 001987
Go to transy.edu/apply to submit your application. Apply by one of our Early Action deadlines to be considered for our Premier Scholarships. Tip: We’re a test-optional school, so you don’t need to include your ACT or SAT scores if you don’t feel they’re an accurate representation of your abilities.
FIND YOUR COUNSELOR
Your admissions counselor is there to help you through the application process and start you on your path at Transy. Not sure who your Transy admission counselor is? Scan here to find out! transy.edu/counselors
Office of Admissions
300 North Broadway Lexington, KY 40508
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*DEADLINE FOR PREMIER SCHOLARSHIP CONSIDERATION