Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Transylvania University (Lexington, KY)


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Transylvania University is ranked 60 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 114 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 12%
Applicants who took ACT 94%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+13%
600-69932%
600+45%

SAT Math Score

700+13%
600-69924%
600+37%

ACT Score

30-3627%
24-2952%
24+79%

Students applied1,538
Students admitted1,425
Admission rate93%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate70%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$34,370
Fees$1,460
Room and board$9,860
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$46,690

Cost after need-based aid$23,027
Cost after non-need-based aid$30,241

Average debt at graduation$26,937

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met83%
Average need-based aid$23,663
Average non-need-based aid$16,449

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,056

Full-Time

Men437
Women612

Part-Time

Men4
Women3

Freshmen retained85%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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