First-year student admission

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Ready to start your journey?

If you’re going to attend college for the first time and are planning to study in our traditional day program on campus in Boca Raton, we call you a first-year student.

You’re also a first-year student if you’re:

  • Currently in high school and have no college credits
  • Currently in high school and have dual enrollment credits
  • Graduated from high school and have no college credits
  • Graduated from high school and have fewer than 12 college credits

Find requirements for international students and those wishing to transfer credits from another institution.

Undergraduate admission requirements

  • Completed application
  • Essay 
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Official ACT/SAT scores or an indication that your application is test optional
  • Supportive documents:
    • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or teacher
    • Activity resume listing hobbies, extracurricular activities and/or volunteer work

Applicants to the Institute for Achievement and Learning should submit a current (within three years) psycho-educational evaluation.

Interviews are not required for admission, with the exception of Conservatory of Music auditions and others on an as-needed basis.

How to apply

Lynn gives equal consideration to all listed application formats.

Please note: The Lynn University application was taken offline in an effort to create a better user experience for prospective students. Please apply through the Common Application or Universal College Application.

Apply via the Common Application

If you’ve used this application for other colleges, simply add Lynn to your list and submit.

Apply via Universal College Application

If you’ve used this application for other colleges, simply add Lynn to your list and submit.

Readmission

Students applying for readmission to Lynn should contact the registrar’s office.

Need help or advice?

Take a minute to meet your admission counselor. He or she is dedicated to helping you navigate our application process and is always a brief phone call, text or email away—so feel free to ask all your questions!

Admission decision

Once you’ve fulfilled our admission requirements, you’re ready for the next step: admission decision. We value the time and effort you put into your application process, so we do our best to keep you informed of your admission status.

We evaluate applications for fall, spring and summer terms on a rolling basis. If you plan to begin in the fall and apply by the “early action” deadline, you’ll receive notification of your admission status by Dec. 15. All other applicants receive status notification approximately within one month of our receipt of all required documents.

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Deadlines

Spring

Rolling admission
Dec. 1

Space-available basis
Dec. 1+

Fall

Early action
Nov. 15

Regular decision
March 1

Rolling admission
March 1+

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Transfer credits
Want credit?

Find out whether Lynn offers credit for your previous accomplishments, including advanced placement courses and more.

Contact Admission / More info

Phone number

+1 561-237-7900

Toll free 

1-800-888-5966

Fax

+1 561-237-7100

Email address

admission@lynn.edu

Office hours
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

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