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Lynn University, also known as LU, is a private, non-profit university located in Boca Raton, Florida, United States. It was founded in 1962. LU is named after Eugene M. Lynn, a noted philanthropist. The university offers more than 15 undergraduate degrees and over 4 graduate degrees with more than 70 areas of specializations. LU is organized into the following academic divisions.

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Management
  • Conservatory of Music
  • College of Education
  • College of Hospitality Management
  • College of International Communication
Lynn University's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Fighting Knights. They have won more than 15 NCAA and NAIA national championships and over 20 Sunshine State Conference championships. The teams compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II.

Profile of Lynn University

Lynn University is located in a small city, in Boca Raton, FL. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Lynn University top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study music, media, hospitality, photography and commercial art, and security and law enforcement.

Lynn University Selectivity

The admissions department at Lynn University does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 400 to 490 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 500 or higher on the math SAT.

Student Enrolment

Lynn University offers classes to 2, 549 students (2, 248 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school.

Student Life

Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Sunshine State Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Lynn's mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enables individual students to realize their true potential and prepare for success in the world. "

Lynn University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management112business administration, business and related services
Media64mass communication
Education and Teaching63educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, special ed, secondary teaching
Hospitality60hospitality management
Therapy and Counselling44psychology, psychology courses
Security and Law Enforcement38criminal justice and administration
Music20music performance, music
Photography and Commercial Art16commercial art
Family and Social Work9community organization
Liberal Arts5liberal arts and sciences, international relations
Medical administration1health care administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0various nursing

Contact: Lynn University

Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598

General Phone: (561) 237-7000


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