Lynn Facts

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General

Independent, nonprofit, coeducational, residential institution

Founded

1962

President

Kevin M. Ross

Location

3601 N. Military Trail,
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Telephone: 561-237-7900 or 1-800-888-5966

Boca Raton (population: 150,000) is halfway between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.

Campus

123 lushly landscaped acres with 6 freshwater lakes

Academics

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

Enrollment

More than 2,000 students from 90 countries and 45 states and territories

Student to Faculty Ratio

15:1

International Aspects
Noted for the fifth-straight year for the highest percentage of international students among master's degree-granting institutions in the South (U.S. News & World Report's

2011 "America's Best Colleges" issue)

24% of students come from countries outside the United States (percentage includes students with dual citizenship/residency)
Academic Units
Academic Support Services

The Institute for Achievement and Learning offers internationally recognized programs for students with learning differences.

Athletics

Fighting Knight's Web site

National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II, Sunshine State Conference

6 men's varsity sports:
  • baseball
  • basketball
  • golf
  • lacrosse
  • soccer
  • tennis
8 women's varsity sports:
  • basketball
  • cross country
  • golf
  • soccer
  • softball
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • volleyball

21 national championships, 30 conference championships

Life at Lynn

Housing

5 residence halls

First-year students are required to live in residence halls on campus

Students are permitted to have cars on campus; cars must be registered with the Safety and Security Department

Campus Life

30+ registered student organizations

Numerous intramural, club and campus sports

Technology

Wireless coverage for most classrooms, labs, residence halls, library and other public spaces (including Christine's and Knights' Court)

$1 million in technological enhancements including interactive whiteboards and document projectors invested in recent years in 22 classrooms and 12 labs, or 60% of Lynn's learning spaces

Computer labs available in 5 buildings across the campus

Computer stations with the latest versions of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite

Library

Library Web site

Completed: 1996

270,000 items including print and electronic books, journals, magazines, audiovisual materials, music, and the African Art and Artifacts Collection

Member, SEFLIN, the Southeast Florida Library Information Network, with access to more than 12 million items

Alumni

Alumni Web site

14,962 alumni

  • 13,549 in the U.S.
  • 1,413 in more than 100 other nations

Traditions

School colors: blue and white

Nickname: Fighting Knights

Mascot: Big LU

School songs:

  • "Lynn University Alma Mater"
  • "The Fighting Knights of Lynn" (Fight Song)
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