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Lynn University Overview

Lynn University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Boca Raton, Florida. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Lynn University Known For?

458 Undergraduate Awards
$45,064 Avg Cost After Aid
85% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Lynn University Fighting Knights have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Lynn University Fighting Knights.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Lynn University Fighting Knights to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Lynn University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lynn University Fighting Knights.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Online International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Online Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Music Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#103 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Lynn University Fighting Knights has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#16 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#45 Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates College Factual
#54 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#101 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#143 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is Lynn University?

Location of Lynn University

Contact details for Lynn University Fighting Knights are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
Phone: 800-888-5966
Website: www.lynn.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LynnUniversity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/LynnUniversity

How Do I Get Into Lynn University Fighting Knights?

You can apply to Lynn University Fighting Knights online at: https://www.lynn.edu/admission/apply-to-lynn

Admission Requirements for Lynn University Fighting Knights

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lynn University Fighting Knights?

85% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Lynn University is 85%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Can I Afford Lynn University?

$45,064 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
4.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lynn University Fighting Knights is $45,064. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Lynn University Fighting Knights, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $8,830 a year. That adds up to $35,320 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lynn University Fighting Knights is 4.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lynn University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,218 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,422 undergraduate students at Lynn University Fighting Knights, with 2,218 being full-time and 204 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lynn University Fighting Knights

There are also 825 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,218 full-time undergraduates at Lynn University Fighting Knights, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lynn University Fighting Knights

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lynn University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lynn University Fighting Knights Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 32
Black or African American 225
Hispanic or Latino 402
White 1,025
International Students 380
Other Races/Ethnicities 154

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Lynn University. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 99 countries are represented at Lynn University Fighting Knights. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Brazil, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Lynn University

535 Took All Classes Online
1,361 Took At Least One Class Online
16.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 16 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at Lynn University Fighting Knights. In 2017-2018, 1,361 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lynn University Fighting Knights has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 34th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Lynn University Fighting Knights

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lynn University was 16.8%. This is the #1,010 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lynn University Fighting Knights regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lynn University Fighting Knights majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 14%
Business, Management & Marketing 0%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4%
Design & Applied Arts 44%
Drama & Theater Arts 33%
Entrepreneurial Studies 9%
General Psychology 39%
Health Professions 30%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 4%
Visual & Performing Arts 19%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lynn University Fighting Knights ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lynn University Fighting Knights.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing #2
Air Transportation #4
Transportation & Materials Moving #4
International Business #13
Finance & Financial Management #17
Hospitality Management #17
Entrepreneurial Studies #18
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #28
Marketing #34
Communication & Media Studies #36
Health & Physical Education #39
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #45
General Psychology #52
Communication & Journalism #55
Psychology #74
Criminal Justice & Corrections #139
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #140
Liberal Arts General Studies #140
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #153
Business Administration & Management #295
Business, Management & Marketing #374

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lynn University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 1 31 0 270 0 302
International Business 0 49 0 0 0 49
General Psychology 0 34 0 12 0 46
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 44 0 0 0 44
Communication & Media Studies 0 21 0 23 0 44
Music 0 11 13 17 0 41
General Biology 0 28 0 0 0 28
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 25 0 2 0 27
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 25 0 0 0 25
Educational Administration 0 0 0 8 17 25
Marketing 0 22 0 0 0 22
Health & Physical Education 0 21 0 0 0 21
Design & Applied Arts 4 10 0 4 0 18
Finance & Financial Management 0 17 0 0 0 17
Hospitality Management 0 17 0 0 0 17
Graphic Communications 0 15 0 2 0 17
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 15 0 0 0 15
Public Relations & Advertising 3 12 0 0 0 15
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 15 0 0 0 15
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 11 0 11
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 10 0 10
Air Transportation 0 10 0 0 0 10
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 9 0 0 0 9
Political Science & Government 0 9 0 0 0 9
Natural Resources Conservation 0 4 0 0 0 4
Special Education 0 0 0 3 0 3
Public Administration 0 0 0 3 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 0 3 0 0 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 0 1 0 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2 0 0 0 2
International Studies 0 0 1 0 0 1
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 449 14 366 17 855

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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