Lynn University was founded in 1962 in Boca Raton, Florida and offers pre-professional training combined with liberal arts courses. The campus lies on 123 acres with six freshwater lakes. In recent years, LU has spent $1 million in technological enhancements. Computer labs are available in five buildings on campus with the latest versions of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite and most classrooms, labs, residence halls, and other public spaces on campus have wireless coverage. Interactive whiteboards and document projectors are located in about 60 percent of Lynn’s classrooms.
Academic schools at Lynn University include:
- Burton D. Morgan School of Aeronautics
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Business and Management
- Conservatory of Music
- Donald E. and Helen L. Ross College of Education
- Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn College of International Communication
Special academic programs include dual enrollment, accelerated degree programs, study abroad, internships, and experiential learning. Undergraduates are able to take any of eleven certificate courses and graduates can choose from three certificate courses. Online programs are offered during accelerated 8-week terms in undergraduate and graduate courses. Online degree programs include Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration, Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Hospitality Management. Graduate students can pursue an online MBA degree, choosing from various concentrations, in addition to degrees in administration and educational leadership, and a Certificate in Emergency Planning and Administration.
Demographics at Lynn University are as follows:
- A total of 2,109 students (1,660 undergraduates)
- Students come from 44 states and 78 nations
- A student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1
- Nearly 25 percent of students come from countries outside the United States
First-year students are required to live in one of the five residence halls on campus. Dining locations in the Student Center include the Cafeteria, Knights’ Court Grill, and Christine’s Coffee House.
Students on campus are active in more than 35 student clubs and organizations, leadership and mentor programs, the World Performing Arts Center, fitness classes, intramurals, and athletics. Lynn University has six men’s varsity sports teams (baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis) and eight women’s varsity sports (basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball). Competing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Division II) and Sunshine State Conference, Lynn’s athletic teams have won 21 national championships and 30 conference championships. The “Fighting Knights” school colors are blue and white.
Tuition at Lynn University is based on the number of credits taken and the degree program. Lynn University’s payment plans are managed by Tuition Pay hosted by CashNet, which provides an interest free way to spread annual tuition payments over a number of months.
More than 62 percent of students at Lynn University receive financial aid, which is available in more than 30 scholarships and grants, seven federal and private loans, and three types of student employment. Federal grants include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal TEACH Grant, and the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant. Students may also access the Federal Direct Stafford Loans, both subsidized and unsubsidized, in addition to the Federal Perkins Loan, and Federal Direct PLUS Loans for both graduates and parents of undergraduate students. Lynn University also provides the Lynn University Loan Program and students may also apply for external awards and resources.To apply for financial aid, students should complete the FAFSA form online using the school code 001505. Eligible students will receive an award letter including necessary documents to receive funding.
Lynn University also supports aid programs for eligible veterans and military personnel, including:
- Yellow Ribbon Program
- Post 9/11 GI Bill
- Montgomery GI Bill
- Survivor’s and Dependent’s Education Assistance Program
- Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP)
- Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve
By submitting applications by the deadline (March 31 for Fall semester), students have the housing option of their choice, first choice of classes, and receive early financial aid estimates. Applications received after March 31, 2013 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Application requirements vary depending on the degree and year of student. Undergraduate daytime students should submit the following:
- Completed application with a personal essay and letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or teacher
- Payment of the $45 non-refundable application fee
- Official transcripts from previous schools
- Official SAT/ACT scores
Lynn University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Sector Of Institution:4-year, Private not-for-profit
Highest Level Of Offering:Doctor's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:870
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