Lynn’s social media continues to rank among top 50 in the nation and number 4 in Florida

Lynn ranked #42 out of 6,000 universities on StudentAdvisor’s fourth Top 100 Social Media Colleges List
Lynn’s social media continues to rank among top 50 in the nation and number 4 in Florida StudentAdvisor cited Student Storytellers as one of Lynn's top social strategy, a concept the university tested during the #lynndebate

Published Nov. 21, 2013

Social_Media-2013StudentAdvisor released its fourth list (fall 2013) of Top 100 Social Media Colleges, ranking Lynn University #42 in the nation, up one spot from the #43 ranking Lynn received in the spring of 2012

The 2013 ranking positions Lynn as the 4th leading social media college in the state behind Full Sail University (#7), University of Florida (#14) and the University of Miami (#28). Other Florida colleges on the list include University of South Florida (#45) and Florida State University (#49).

“These innovative schools use social media to give students insight into their culture, personality, and DNA,” says Dean Tsouvalas, editor-in-chief, StudentAdvisor.com. “This is beneficial for students to determine the right fit beyond college rankings and marketing speak.”

To determine who makes the list, StudentAdvisor.com tracks thousands of colleges and universities on more than 100,000 data points in a statistically significant study to determine their respective social media uses. Data tracked focuses on social media engagement across platforms and innovative applications.

Lynn’s innovative Student Storytellers who share their personal student experiences via a variety of social media platforms was cited by StudentAdvisor as an aspect of the university’s social program they liked. People can see all their posts by clicking on Social at Lynn link right on Lynn.edu’s homepage. The storytellers replaced Lynn’s blogs, reflecting the fading interest in blogs among prospective and current college students. 

Top 100 Social Media Colleges

StudentAdvisor’s inaugural Top 100 Social Media Colleges list was published in the spring of 2011, followed by the second list published in the fall of 2011. In spring 2011, Lynn ranked #52 and was 5th in the state of Florida behind the University of Miami, University of Florida, Full Sail University and Rollins College. In fall 2011, Lynn rose in the social media ranks landing at #42, making it 3rd in the state of Florida behind the University of Florida and the University of Miami. The spring 2012 ranking put Lynn at #43, again making it 4th in the state behind University of Florida, University of Miami and Full Sail University.

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