Kiplinger ranks Transylvania among country’s top values

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kiplinger’s Personal Finance today once again named Transylvania University as one of the nation’s Best College Values. The magazine’s ranking recognizes schools for both academic quality and affordability, specifically measuring factors such as four-year graduation rate, total cost and financial aid. “I think families are surprised when they hear how affordable a Transylvania education…

Princeton Review ranks Transylvania among nation’s best colleges

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Princeton Review this week included Transylvania University in a book featuring the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges. “We picked the 382 ‘best’ colleges for our book primarily for their outstanding academics: We highly recommend each one,” said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review’s editor-in-chief and lead author of “The Best 382…

Transylvania ranks among MONEY’s Best Colleges for return on investment

LEXINGTON, KY—MONEY Magazine on Thursday ranked Transylvania University among Kentucky’s top 10 colleges when it comes to return on investment after graduation. MONEY ranks colleges based on 27 measures of educational quality, affordability and alumni success. Specific metrics include graduation rate, student-to-faculty ratio and graduates’ earnings. “College is now the second-largest financial expenditure for many…

Transylvania named best Kentucky college for alumni job placement rates

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University ranks first among Kentucky colleges for landing a job after graduation. Zippia, a career advice website, recently included the university on a list of the best schools in each state for job placement rates. This ranking underscores the importance of a liberal arts education in creating not only well-rounded individuals but also…

Kiplinger ranks Transylvania among top liberal arts schools for value

LEXINGTON, Ky.— Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked Transylvania University as one of the nation’s best values for a liberal arts education. The magazine’s Best College Values of 2017 weighs both academic excellence and cost criteria—such as sticker price, financial aid and debt. This ranking, which was released Thursday, comes on the heels of several other…