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International undergraduate admission

Study at U.S. News & World Report’s top international university in the region

Spring and fall 2019 applicants

Complete your application for admission to Lynn University:

You may also apply using the Common Application.

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

Are you a first-year student?

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 and should follow the requirements listed below.

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 AP, IB or A-level credits
  • Graduated from high school and have no college credits
  • Graduated from high school and have fewer than 12 college credits

Students wishing to transfer 12 or more credits from another institution should follow the transfer requirements below.

International admission requirements

First-year student

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • 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
  • 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 evaluated 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 the last 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.

Proof of English proficiency

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 internet-based score of 71+
  • IELTS score of 6.0+
  • PTE score of 50+

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.

Need help or advice?

Every international student has their own story and takes their own path. 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 decision.

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 decision notification approximately within one month of our receipt of all required documents.

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Deadlines

Spring

Regular decision
Dec. 1

Rolling admission
Dec. 1+

Fall

Early action
Nov. 15

Regular decision
March 1

Rolling admission
March 1+

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

Melissa
I chose Lynn because of its diversity.
Melissa Jayawardane '19, Sri Lanka, B.S. in international business

Contact Admission

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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