Website: www.lynn.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,204
Undergraduate
Students
(47.9%) 1,055 Women
(52.1%) 1,149 Men
806
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 3,003 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.03
SAT Math
478-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
528 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$57,823
Tuition and Fees
$38,210
Room and Board
$12,170
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
$22,362
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,533
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
127
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
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Campus Life

Boca Raton Population
89,407
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Fort Lauderdale
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

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
First-Year Students Returning
69.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   4
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   2
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
3601 North Military Trail
City, State, Zip
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
Phone
(561) 237-7900
Fax
(561) 241-3552
E-mail
admission@lynn.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
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
Available

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


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


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
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
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
76% of 1,004 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
9
Students Accepting Wait List Position
9
Students Admitted From Wait List
7

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.03
3.75 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 Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
478-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
59%
Score of 400 - 500
27%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
528 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$57,823
Tuition and Fees
$38,210
Room and Board
$12,170
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$5,643
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001505
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

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

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
39%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,533
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
27.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
16.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships 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 Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, International Studies
Number of Awards
430
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
43
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
4
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
332
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,055
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Investments and Securities
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • 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
Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
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
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and 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
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

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
341,757
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 Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aviation Management
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Investment Management
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Middle School Education
  • Special Education

Location and Setting


Boca Raton Population
89,407
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Fort Lauderdale
Campus Size
123 acres

Weather

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

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
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 in College Housing
46% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
54%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
video monitor at residence entrances

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

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

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x x
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

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

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
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


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,204
Women
1,055 (47.9%)
Men
1,149 (52.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,826
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
All Graduate Students
806

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
69.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
49.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
50.6%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 7.2%
Arts and Sciences 3.2%
Education 1.2%
Other 1.4%

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