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About Lynn University

Lynn University is a private, non-profit liberal arts-focused institution located in Boca Raton, Florida and has around 3,000 students from nearly all 50 states and 100 countries. Lynn has maintained its place as the south region’s No. 1 “School with the Most International Students” on U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for several years. Lynn offers a school for every interest, passion and style with 48 majors across five distinct colleges. The Fighting Knights are among the most talented athletes in the NCAA Division II, earning 25 National Championships … and counting. Lynn also strives to provide an array of academic organizations, cultural clubs, sororities and fraternities, special interest groups, and religious organizations. Lynn's mission is to provide an innovative, global and personalized education that enables students to realize their potential. This means engaging with constituents to further foster a culture of pride, loyalty and support.

Lynn University is a private, nonprofit school in an suburban setting in Boca Raton, Florida. Lynn University was founded in 1962 and now enrolls around 3,232 students a year, including 2,459 undergrads.

Lynn University offers housing for up to 990 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

As of 2021, the total market value of Lynn University's endowment was $28.76 million For each full-time student, Lynn University spends about $11,033. There are 17 Lynn University undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Lynn University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 76%
Average GPA 3.2
Mean ACT score 23
Mean SAT score 1079
Tuition $38,650

Lynn University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

August 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Lynn University by September 1.

Early Admission at Lynn University

Lynn University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

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The deadline to apply early to Lynn University is on November 15, 2021, which is coming up soon!
Lynn University admits 76% of students that apply early action.

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Lynn University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Lynn University. In 2021, Lynn University accepted 79% of applicants. Out of 8,053 applications received in 2021, 6,336 students were offered admission.

Lynn University Waitlist 2021

In 2021, 36 applicants were waitlisted and 7 students were ultimately offered a spot off the waitlist.

How Do I Get Into Lynn University?

Lynn University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Lynn University, applicants must submit the following items.

Lynn University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements audition for Conservatory of Music
Transcript of High School Record

Lynn University Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. The mean composite SAT score is 1079. The mean ACT score for Lynn University students is 23.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Lynn University.

Does Lynn University Require Test Scores?

Lynn University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 29% submitted the SAT. 10% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Lynn University

Yes! Lynn University provides on-campus housing for up to 990 students.

Lynn University students are active in the school's Theta Phi Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Sigma Sigma.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Lynn University.

Financial Aid at Lynn University

Lynn University meets 55.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Lynn University full-time are awarded $26,302 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Lynn University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lynn University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lynn University, around 73% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 534 students who started at Lynn University as first-time freshman, 287 graduate within four years.

Around 58% of students who started at Lynn University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,504 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Lynn University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lynn University a good school for you?

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Where is Lynn University?

Lynn University is located in the suburban setting of Boca Raton, Florida, less than an hour from Fort Lauderdale.

If you want to see Lynn University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Boca Raton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lynn University and Boca Raton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Lynn University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lynn University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lynn University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Lynn University ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 24

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lynn University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Lynn University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Lynn University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1140


Math SAT Range

360 - 700


Reading SAT Range

450 - 580

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lynn University students is 1079. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lynn University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lynn University.

Lynn University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lynn University is like? There are approximately 3,232 students enrolled at Lynn University, including 2,459 undergraduate students and 773 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 57% percent are from FL and 43% percent of students are from other states.


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