Undergraduate international

International students are important and vital members of the Lynn community. They comprise approximately 25 percent of our student body.

WhosInternationalStudent

You are considered an undergraduate international student if one of the following statements applies to you:

  • You're a citizen of a country other than the U.S. and your passport is from that country
  • You're a U.S. citizen and your home address, high school or university is outside of the U.S.
  • You're a permanent resident of the U.S. and your home address, high school or university is outside of the U.S.

If English is not your first language:

You should submit one of the tests listed below. Only official test scores sent directly by the testing organization will be accepted. 

  • TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper-based test), 197 (computer-based test) or 71 (internet-based test) 
  • IELTS score of at least 6.0
  • Successful completion of the English 112 certificate offered by ELS Language Centers

Consideration may be given to students who fall slightly below our recommended TOEFL/IELTS scores. These cases will be reviewed on an individual basis by the Office of Admission.

If you are an international student from the Commonwealth Caribbean, Bermuda, Canada, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Australia or New Zealand, you do not need to submit proof of English language proficiency.

How to apply

To receive admission to Lynn University, you must send all required documents listed below to the Office of Admission. Send your application requirements and supporting documents before the priority deadline for your best chance of gaining admission to Lynn University.

Applying as a first-year undergraduate international student:

Application requirements
  • Application
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Essay
  • Official SAT/ACT scores or an indication that you will apply as test optional (learn more about our test optional policy)
  • Official high school documents or transcripts bearing the institution's seal or stamp
    • Issued in English, or with certified English translation
    • Sent directly to the Lynn University Office of Admission
Supporting documents:
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or teacher
  • Activity resume listing your hobbies, extracurricular activities and/or volunteer work

Applying as an undergraduate international transfer student:

Application requirements
  • Application
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Essay
  • Official university documents or transcripts bearing the institution's seal or stamp
    • Issued in English, or with certified English translation
    • Sent directly to the Lynn University Office of Admission
    • If your documents/transcripts are from a university system different than the U.S., they must be evaluated by an international evaluation company (we recommend WES or Josef Silny)

Institute for Achievement and Learning

Applicants to the Institute for Achievement and Learning should submit WISC or WAIS testing taken within the last three years.

Scholarship information

The majority of students who attend Lynn University qualify for scholarships, grants and loans. Here is a selection of scholarships offered:

A Look at Lynn's International Students

Contact Admission

  • Toll free
    1-800-888-5966
  • Telephone
    561-237-7900
  • Fax
    561-237-7100
  • E-mail
    admission@lynn.edu
  • Office hours
    Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

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