Lynn facts


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

  • Founded: 1962
  • PresidentKevin M. Ross
  • Location: Our 115-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: +1 561-237-7900 or 1-800-888-5966


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


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

Fighting Knights website

  • Six men's varsity sports: baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis
  • Nine women's varsity sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, track, tennis, volleyball
  • National championships: 23
  • Conference championships: 36

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 30 registered student organizations plus numerous intramural, club and campus sports
  • Technology: $1 million in recent enhancements include interactive whiteboards and document projectors in 60 percent 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 website

  • More than 15,000 total alumni, including more than 1,000 outside of the U.S.


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