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Transylvania University

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Campus Life and Facilities

Transylvania Says...

Transylvania is located in Lexington, Kentucky, a city of 300,000 and a growing center of commerce, culture, research, and education. Known as the horse capital of the world, rolling green pastures of the famous Bluegrass region of central Kentucky surround the city. The area is also home to over 30,000 college students. Transylvania's park-like ca... More More

Transylvania Students Say...

During the week, life at Transylvania University can be fairly harried and “stressful,” and most students have their noses “to the grindstone.” In turn, because of working “ridiculously hard,” students are pumped to “have some fun when [the week] is over.” The vast majority of undergrads “are involved in Greek life,” and “parties in the fraternity ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

300 North Broadway

Lexington, KY 40508-1797

United States

Phone: 859-233-8242

Fax: 859-281-3649

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 86
Fire Safety Rating: 83
Green Rating: 73
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 36.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.transy.edu/campus/safety.htm

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 75.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students

Other:
Efficiency apartment option for upperclassmen. Units with facilities for disabled students.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:55
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:10
Number of Social Sororities:4
    % of women who join:60%
Number of Social Fraternities:4
% of men who join: 44
Number of Religious Organizations:7
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.transy.edu/diversity/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.transy.edu/diversity/
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Pioneers
Women's Sports Team Name:Pioneers
Team Mascot:Pioneer
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Kentucky
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Kentucky
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 75
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 16
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 16.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 85.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell - approx. 10% off list
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art gallery, museum of early scientific apparatus, medical museum, language lab, transmission electron microscope.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    86
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    83
  • Green Rating:
    73
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    93%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    75.00
  • # of Organizations:
    55
  • # of Honor Societies:
    10
  • # of Social Sororities:
    4
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    4
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    7
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