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Get the facts about Lynn University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Lynn University Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Lynn University was awarded 15 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Lynn University Fighting Knights is ranked #1,081 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Lynn University Fighting Knights held the #1,097 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Lynn University Fighting Knights also holds the #34 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Lynn University Fighting Knights?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Lynn University is 85%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Lynn University Fighting Knights is a good fit for you.

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Lynn University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Lynn University is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lynn University is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lynn University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Lynn University is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Lynn University Fighting Knights this rate is 37%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Lynn University Fighting Knights

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,204 undergraduates at Lynn University Fighting Knights with 1,826 being full-time and 378 being part-time.

Lynn University Fighting Knights Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 93.34 out of 100, Lynn University Fighting Knights is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  93.34 out of 100
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How Much Does Lynn University Cost?

The overall average net price of Lynn University Fighting Knights is $35,077. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Lynn University Fighting Knights

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$32,465 $27,904 $37,088 $37,630 $40,411

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Lynn University Fighting Knights, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lynn University Fighting Knights, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $8,308 a year. That adds up to $33,232 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lynn University Fighting Knights is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Lynn University Fighting Knights Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Lynn University Fighting Knights make about $39,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Lynn University make the most money.

Location of Lynn University

Lynn University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Boca Raton, Florida. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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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: 800-994-5966

Lynn University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Lynn University. Of these students, 502 received undergraduate degrees and 371 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
International Business 79 NA
Entrepreneurial Studies 40 NA
Communication & Media Studies 28 NA
Hospitality Management 28 NA
General Psychology 27 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $38,900
Health & Physical Education 25 NA
Graphic Communications 24 NA
General Biology 23 NA
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 22 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Lynn University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Lynn University Fighting Knights

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,361 students took at least one online class at Lynn University. This is an increase from the 1,202 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,361 535
2016-2017 1,202 403
2015-2016 957 360
2014-2015 729 279
2013-2014 742 299

Learn more about online learning at Lynn University.

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