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For Prospective Students

Beginning your college search can be a daunting process. When it comes to taking the first step, you're in the right place.

First-year students

Where to Start?

We've compiled links to our most popular web pages to help point you in the right direction. If you have any questions not covered here, your admissions counselor can help you find the answer.

Step One: Explore the Site

Look around our site and get a taste of everything Transylvania University has to offer. From our downtown location to our top-notch liberal arts curriculum, information is only a click away.

  • By the numbers — From class sizes to majors, find our facts and statistics here.

  • Our location — As Kentucky's second largest city, Lexington is a regional center for entertainment, sports, museums, the arts, and many other attractions near campus, across town, and in the area.

  • Academics — As soon as you step foot on our campus, you have access to small classes, outstanding faculty, and popular study abroad opportunities. And, you can get ahead of the game by transferring AP and IB credits from high school. What more could you ask for?

  • Student life — The classroom is only part of the college story. Find out about the rest: making friends, getting involved, and having fun.

Step Two: Take Initiative

Once you've learned about Transylvania University, it's time to act. Using the links below, you can ask to receive brochures and special invitations, set up a time to visit us in person, or get started on your application for admission.

  • Request information — Find out more about life at Transylvania and receive information about important admissions and financial aid events and deadlines.

  • Contact your admissions counselor — Think of your counselor is your personal resource as you navigate the college search process. Contact your counselor to say hello, or to get help with any questions.

  • Schedule a campus visit — Come see for yourself what Transylvania has to offer! Options include weekday visits, overnight visits, Saturday visits, and preview days.

  • Start your application — Find important deadlines and fill out your application for admission. Put yourself on the path to becoming a Transylvania student!

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