Application procedures

Applicants should submit the following:

  • Completed application form (www.lynn.edu/international). In addition to the Lynn University application, the Common Application is also accepted.
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from each secondary school attended and official report of scores from all national school leaving examinations, if applicable. All educational documents must be accompanied by certified English translations, and documents submitted must carry the seal or stamp of the issuing educational institution. Uncertified photocopies are acceptable for evaluations towards an admission decision, but the Office of Admission must receive official documents prior to the start of the semester.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores. Lynn University’s school code for the SAT is 5437; the school code for the ACT is 0706. Students applying as test optional are not required to submit standardized test scores. (If you're a first-year student and you are home-schooled, then you are required to submit standardized test scores.)
  • Letter of recommendation from a school guidance counselor or teacher. The recommender should comment on the student’s academic performance, determination and motivation.
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic test scores if English is not the applicant’s first language. Applicants with a minimum TOEFL score of 71 (Internet-based), a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or a minimum PTE Academic score of 50 will be considered for admission. To register, contact TOEFL (www.toefl.org), IELTS (www.ielts.org) or PTE (www.pearsonpte.com). Lynn University’s school code for TOEFL is 5437. Consideration for acceptance to Lynn University or the Pathway Program may be given to students who fall slightly below Lynn University’s TOEFL/IELTS/SAT/PTE English requirement. These cases will be reviewed on an individual basis by the Office of Admission. Applicants from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa or the United Kingdom are not required to submit proof of English proficiency test scores.
  • $45 non-refundable application fee (waived if application is submitted electronically).

Important deadlines

November 15 – Early Action

  • Students who wish to apply early action should complete their application and supporting documents by November 15 and are notified of a decision by December 15.
  • Early action is a non-binding application for first-year students. Students admitted early action are not required to withdraw their applications to other institutions.

December 1 – Spring Semester

  • Students who wish to apply for the spring semester should complete their application and supporting documents by December 1 and are notified of a decision on a rolling basis.
  • Applications completed after December 1 are reviewed on a space available basis.

February 1 – Presidential Scholarship

  • Students who wish to be considered for the Presidential Scholarship should complete their application and supporting documents by February 1. Students are notified by April 15. This scholarship is awarded to students enrolling in the fall semester.

March 1 – Regular Decision

  • Students who wish to apply regular decision should complete their application and supporting documents between November 16 and March 1. Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis with notifications sent by March 15.
  • Applications completed after March 1 will be reviewed on a space available basis .

May 1 – Deposit

  • All enrollment deposits are due

Admitted applicants should submit a deposit to reserve a place in the class. This deposit is credited to the student’s account and is nonrefundable after May 1 for fall semester applicants. Final acceptance is contingent upon successful graduation from high school. A final transcript with proof of graduation is required prior to enrollment.