Transylvania University is a private institution that features a personalized approach towards liberal arts education through 46 majors. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 963, with a distribution of 60 per cent female and 40 per cent male students.
In the Fall 2018 session, the university received a total of 1662 undergraduate applications. 1480 applicants were offered admission with an acceptance rate of 89%.
Notably, the university was ranked 76th under the category ‘Best National Liberal Arts Colleges’ in the rankings of U.S. News & World Report (2019).
|Application Portal||Official website(printed application), Common Application|
|Average SAT score||1040-1300|
|Average ACT score||25-30|
|Academic Calendar||4-4-1 system|
|International Student Percentage||1%|
|Financial Aid||Work-Study, Grants, Loans and Scholarships|
|International Student Scholarships||Available|
Given below is a table showing application deadlines for prospective international students.
|Early Action Deadline 1||October 31|
|Early Action Deadline 2||December 1|
|Premier Scholarship Program Deadline||December 1|
|Regular Decision Deadline||February 1|
Transfer students seeking admissions in the Fall term are expected to submit their application forms by August 1. Meeting the deadline also ensures consideration for transfer scholarships at the university. Transfer applicants aiming for earlier notification of admission and scholarships must apply by June 15.
International students seeking Transylvania University admissions need to fulfill some additional requirements. Apart from reviewing the process of visa, they have to ensure submitting the following for consideration at the university:
International applicants can submit their scores for the following tests to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are given as follows:
|Test||Minimum Required Score|
|SAT R||With CR about 550|
|ACT||About 25 for English|
|Cambridge/UK O, AS, or A levels||Pass|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma in English||24 or higher|
Transylvania University offers several undergraduate courses to applicants from different geographical backgrounds. The basic admission process for all the courses is considerably similar in nature.
Where to Apply: Application portal of Transylvania University/ Common Application
Admission Requirements: Following documents are required to be submitted along with an application for undergraduate admission at the university:
The basic process of admission remains similar for both domestic and international students; however, the latter has to fulfill some additional requirements (like arranging for all academic and immigration documents) that may require time. Therefore, it is suggested that international candidates must begin their application process well in advance.