International undergraduate admission

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Ready to earn your degree in the US?

Nearly 25 percent of our students come from around the world. If you’re thinking about earning your bachelor’s degree while studying abroad in the U.S., apply to Lynn.

International admission requirements

First-year student

  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official ACT/SAT scores or an indication that your application is test optional
  • Official high school documents or transcripts bearing the institution’s seal or stamp, issued in English or with a certified English translation. Send these directly to Lynn University’s Office of Admission
  • English language proficiency scores
  • Supportive documents:
    • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or teacher
    • Activity resume listing hobbies, extracurricular activities and/or volunteer work

Transfer student

  • Completed application
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official university documents or transcripts bearing the institution’s seal or stamp, issued in English or with a certified English translation.
    • If these are from outside the U.S.A. university system, your documents/transcripts must be reviewed by an international evaluations company. We recommend identifying one at NACES.org.
    • Send the verified documents directly to Lynn University’s Office of Admission.
  • Dean of students certification and recommendation form
  • English language proficiency scores

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.

Studying in English

We require demonstration of proficiency in English for most international applicants. Submit official English test scores with your application unless you’re from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa or the United Kingdom. We accept the following:

  • TOEFL paper-based score of 525+, computer-based score of 197+ or internet-based score of 71+
  • IELTS score of 6.0+
  • PTE score of 50+
  • English 112 certificate completed at ELS Language Centers

We only can accept scores received directly from the testing organization. We review on an individual basis any case where an applicant’s score is below our recommended testing levels

Apply directly to Lynn

Create a profile with Lynn and gain access to a personalized application portal.

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?

Every transfer scenario is different from the next. 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 or email away—so get your questions answered!

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

Fall

Early action
Nov. 15

Regular decision
March 1

Rolling admission
March 1+

Spring

Rolling admission
Dec. 1

Space-available basis
Dec. 1+

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Visa information

A guide for international students studying in the U.S.

Transfer credits
Transfer credits

Find information about how Lynn awards credit earned at other institutions, including the Transfer Evaluation System.

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Phone numbers 

Toll free: 1-800-888-5966
Phone: +1 561-237-7900
Fax: +1 561-237-7100

Email address

admission@lynn.edu

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

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