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Lynn University

Boca Raton, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

Lynn University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Lynn University. Around 80% of applicants get into Lynn University each year. Out of 7,843 applications received in 2023, 6,283 students were offered admission.

Consult with Lynn University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Students who submit their applications to Lynn University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.

Lynn University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Lynn University's admissions stats.

Lynn University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 6%
Mean SAT Score 1113
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist Yes

Lynn University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Lynn University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes November 15 December 15
Regular Decision Yes 8 1 September 1

Applying Early to Lynn University?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Lynn University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

Lynn University accepts about 84% of early action applicants and 80% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Lynn University admitted 1,911 of the 2,284 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early to increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Lynn University Admissions

How To Get Into Lynn University

Lynn University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Lynn University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2022, Lynn University accepted 80% of all applicants, approximately 6,283 from the 7,843 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lynn University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Lynn University is not difficult.

Transferring to Lynn University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Lynn University

In 2022, Lynn University waitlisted 30 students and 30 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 15 eventually were offered a spot.

What Does Lynn University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Lynn University

Wondering what factors are considered by Lynn University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Application Essay Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Interview Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Work Experience Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Lynn University for more information on admission factors.

Lynn University Application Requirements

To apply to Lynn University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Lynn University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements audition for Conservatory of Music
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lynn University?

Students admitted to Lynn University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 28% submitted a class rank. At Lynn University 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 14% were in the top 25% and 51.5% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Lynn University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 12%
3.75 and 3.99 11%
3.50 and 3.74 15%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 15.5%
2.50 and 2.9 24.5%
2.00 and 2.49 8%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Lynn University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized 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.

In 2022, 11% of Lynn University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Lynn University?

To be competitive with other Lynn University applicants, you should strive to score between 1030 and 1180 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lynn University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1180 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Lynn University student is 1113.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lynn University students scored 575 or higher and 75% of students scored 528 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lynn University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 528 or higher.

To be most competitive at Lynn University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lynn University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lynn University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Lynn University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Lynn University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Lynn University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Lynn University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lynn University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lynn University.

Does Lynn University accept transfer credits?

✅ Lynn University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lynn University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Lynn University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Lynn University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Lynn University?

❌ No, Lynn University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Lynn University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Lynn University is 80%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lynn University?

❌ Lynn University does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Lynn University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Lynn University was 84% in 2021.

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Lynn University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Lynn University? Lynn University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lynn University acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.


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

Lynn University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1180


Math SAT Range

505 - 575


Reading SAT Range

528 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1180 and Above


1030 to 1180


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lynn University students is 1113. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lynn University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lynn University.

Lynn University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Lynn University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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