Admissions

How to apply to Lynn University

Applying to Lynn has never been easier. We don’t require SAT/ACT scores, there’s no application fee and you can complete the entire process online.

Have questions? Your personal student success manager is available by phone, text, email or a virtual meeting to provide help and support.

Here’s what you’ll need to submit:

  • Completed application form (admission.lynn.edu/apply)
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning (for transfer students) or official high school transcripts or GED score report (for students with fewer than 12 credits)

See below for details.

Bachelor's degree tuition and fees

Bachelor’s degree tuition: $325 per credit
Fees: $200
Annual total: $9,950

Cost estimates are based on completion of 120 total credits (30 credits per year). Instructional material fees are a one-time charge and do not apply to students who reside internationally or who provide their own iPad and required apps. Some programs and courses may have additional costs.

Important dates

Fall I Term 2021
Start date: August 23
Application deadline: August 9

Spring I Term 2022
Start date: January 10
Application deadline: December 30

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Transfer credit

You can earn transfer credit for up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree. Transfer credit is awarded for courses successfully completed at an accredited institution.

Once your transcripts are received (see below), we’ll complete a formal transfer evaluation and let you know how credits will transfer to Lynn. Preliminary evaluations can be performed on unofficial transcripts so you know up front what to expect.

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Admissions requirements

To start your application, visit admission.lynn.edu/apply. Under “Education plan” where it says “I am applying as a/an,” please select:

  • Online first-year: If you’ve completed fewer than 12 college credits.
  • Online transfer: If you’ve completed 12 or more college credits.

You can start your application now, then save it and finish it later.

As part of your online application, you’ll submit your academic and employment history. Explore the tabs below for what else you may need.

Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application process and may be uploaded as a part of your online application.

Official final transcripts will be required upon admission.

To request your transcript, you can use the form provided by your specific institution. They must be sent directly from the institution to Lynn in one of the following ways:

Electronically
Email to admission@lynn.edu

By mail
Attn: Office of Admission
Lynn University
3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Note: If your final transcript is not in English, an official transcript evaluation must be submitted using World Education Services or International Education Evaluations.

Official transcripts from each institution attended must be submitted in order for the Office of the Registrar to complete a formal transfer evaluation. Courses completed outside of the United States require students to submit a NACES approved official foreign credential evaluation and translation along with their official transcripts. Each transfer evaluation is reviewed by the Office of Academic Affairs and/or appropriate college faculty.

As part of the online application, you will submit a personal statement (500 words minimum) on one of the options listed below. This personal statement helps us become acquainted with you as a person and student, apart from courses, grades and other objective data. It will also demonstrate your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself.

  • Option 1: Discuss the reasons that have prompted you to apply to Lynn University and how the university's academic, social and cultural environments will prepare you for success.
  • Option 2: Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
  • Option 3: Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn?
  • Option 4: Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?

International applications must also provide:

  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, PTE Academic or Versant test scores if English is not the applicant’s first language. Applicants with a minimum TOEFL score of 71 (Internet-based), a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, a minimum Duolingo score of 100, a minimum PTE Academic score of 50 or a minimum Versant score of 60 will be considered for admission To register, contact TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, PTE or Versant.

    Consideration may be given to students who fall slightly below Lynn University’s English requirement. These cases will be reviewed on an individual basis by the Office of Admission.

    Applicants from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa or the United Kingdom are not required to submit proof of English proficiency test scores.
  • International Transcript Evaluation and course equivalency report for students who have attended schools outside of the United States.