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Transylvania University
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Transylvania University

Transylvania University is a private liberal arts college located in Lexington, Kentucky with approximately 1,100 students.

When Transylvania University was founded in 1780 it became the 16th college in the U.S. and the first west of the Allegheny Mountains. The school is named Transylvania (Latin for "across the woods") after the heavily forested region of western Virginia that became Kentucky in 1792.

The school is located on a 35 acre campus in an urban area. The school is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

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