Lynn University

3601 N Military Trl, Boca Raton, United States
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Overview of Lynn University

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,204
    • Men:1,149 (52.1%)
    • Women:1,055 (47.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lynn University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3601 North Military Trail
City, State, Zip
Boca Raton, FL  33431-5598
Phone
(561) 237-7900
Fax
(561) 241-3552
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Audition for Conservatory of Music recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 3,003 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 1,610 applicants were admitted
Men
83% of 1,393 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
867 (34%) of 2,541 admitted students enrolled
Women
403 (29%) of 1,382 admitted students enrolled
Men
464 (40%) of 1,159 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.03
375 And Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
29%
2.00 - 2.49
15%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
522 average |478-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
27%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
528 average |480-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
28%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $38,210 (67.24389771747356%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,170 (21.417383805853262%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (1.4078806117241258%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,643 (9.930837864949053%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lynn University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001505
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
440 (94.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
218 (49.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
218 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
218 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$22,362
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 192 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,538
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 157 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,164
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 202 (92.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
188 (40.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,549

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,550 (84.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
756 (48.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
754 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
752 (99.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$22,741
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 673 (89.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,401
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 578 (76.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,332
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 673 (89.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
523 (28.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,810

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
39%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,533
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
27.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
16.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, International Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,055

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


127

Part-Time Faculty


56

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


42%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 49% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
341,757

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lynn University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


44.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.6%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (25)


  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Investments and Securities
  • Journalism
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (22)


  • Applied Psychology
  • Aviation Management
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Emergency Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Investment Management
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


89,407

Nearest Metropolitan Area


123 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Fort Lauderdale

Weather


Temperature
55.7 average low in January, 88.6 average high in September
Rain
134 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
24 mile(s) from campus in West Palm Beach
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Boca Raton
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Boca Raton

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


46% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


54%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Knight
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lynn University offers drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, knights of the round table, intramural groups, student newspaper, student activities board, greek life

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,826

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,204
Women
1,055
Men
1,149

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 12.7% Black/African-American
  • 18.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 52.9% White
  • 13.1% Unknown

International Students


16.9% from 81 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


806

Student Resources

Study resources