Lynn facts

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Lynn University is an independent, nonprofit, coeducational, residential institution.

  • Founded: 1962
  • PresidentKevin M. Ross
  • Location: Our 123-acre campus features five freshwater lakes in Boca Raton, Florida; halfway between Palm Beach and Miami/Fort Lauderdale
  • Address:
    3601 N. Military Trail
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • Telephone: 561-237-7900 or 1-800-888-5966


Lynn University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


The Lynn University Fighting Knights play within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, Sunshine State Conference.

Fighting Knights Web site

  • Six men's varsity sports: baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis
  • Eight women's varsity sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball
  • National championships: 23
  • Conference championships: 33

Life at Lynn

  • Housing: Five residence halls provide single, double and triple occupancy accommodations
    • First-year students are required to live in residence halls on campus
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus; cars must be registered with Campus Safety
  • Campus life: More than 40 registered student organizations plus numerous intramural, club and campus sports
  • Technology:$1 million in recent enhancements include interactive whiteboards and document projectors in 60% of Lynn's learning spaces
    • The entire Lynn campus enjoys wireless Internet access coverage
    • Five computer labs available across campus feature the latest versions of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Library: Built in 1996, the library is home to 270,000 resources, and offers online access to more than 12 million items through its association with the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).


Alumni Web site

  • More than 15,000 total alumni


  • School colors: Blue and white
  • Nickname: Fighting Knights
  • Mascot: Big LU
  • School songs:
    • "Lynn University Alma Mater"
    • "The Fighting Knights of Lynn" (Fight Song)