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Lynn University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Boca Raton, FL

$38,650

Avg tuition

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About Lynn University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Lynn University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Boca Raton, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,640, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 83%. The university offers 38 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for students are $38,650.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

83% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

76% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

50% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1200

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

42%

Online student enrollment

18:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

43%

Hispanic

18%

Non-U.S. Citizen

16%

Black

12%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

26% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

33

Total Online Enrollment

1,405

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

55% On-campus

45% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 32% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 82% online

Master's Check Bold 67% online

Doctorate Check Bold 100% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $38,650 $38,650
Graduate $13,500 $13,500

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board $12,720
On-campus other expenses $5,848
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $15,829
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $8,562
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $8,674

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $58,018 $58,018
Off-campus without family $63,841 $63,841
Off-campus with family $48,124 $48,124

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

26%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

26%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,864
State Grant Aid $3,926
Institution Grant Aid $16,422
Pell Grant Aid $4,987

Financial Outlook

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

6

Education

BA

MA

DOC

7

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

8

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

9

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

10

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

11

Military Technologies And Applied Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

12

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

13

Natural Resources And Conservation

BA

MA

DOC

14

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

15

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology

BA

MA

DOC

16

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC