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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4.25% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
1,216 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
99% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
226 Graduates

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The median tuition at Transylvania University is $34,370, which is $2,160 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,685.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Transylvania University received 1,216 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 20.9% annual decline. Out of those 1,216 applicants, 1,153 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.8% acceptance rate.

There were 963 students enrolled at Transylvania University in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Transylvania University has an overall enrollment yield of 21%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Transylvania University has a total enrollment of 963 students. The full-time enrollment at Transylvania University is 953 students and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Transylvania University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Transylvania University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.1% White, 6.23% Hispanic or Latino, 3.84% Black or African American, 3.43% Two or More Races, 1.35% Asian, 0.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 3.63% Non-resident Alien.

Students enrolled at Transylvania University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.4%), followed by White Male (31.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 74 more women than men graduated from Transylvania University. The majority of students graduating from Transylvania University are White. These 246 graduates mean that there were 14.5 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 17 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Transylvania University is General Business with 33 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 26 graduates and Accounting with 24 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Transylvania University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Language & Linguistics, with 29 graduates, followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies with 7 graduates and Biology with 36 graduates.


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Transylvania University has an endowment valued at nearly $166M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.42M (3.27%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Transylvania University had a total expenditure of $38.8M. Of that $38.8M, they spent $16.2M on salaries and $4.24M on benefits.

Transylvania University employs 34 Professors, 28 Associate professors, and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Transylvania University are Male Professors (24), Male Associate professors (14), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Transylvania University are: Management, with 38 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 36 employees.



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