Lynn University: Narrative Description
LYNN UNIVERSITY R-15
3601 North Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.lynn.edu/
Independent, comprehensive, coed. Administratively affiliated with American College Dublin. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1962. Setting: 123-acre suburban campus with easy access to Fort Lauderdale. Endowment: $5 million. Total enrollment: 2,510. Faculty: 171 (72 full-time, 99 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 2,361 applied, 79% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 33% from top quarter, 65% from top half. 21 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 1,785 students, 48% women, 52% men. Part-time: 306 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 44 states and territories, 89 other countries, 56% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 13% international, 14% 25 or older, 45% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 82% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; communications/communication technologies; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters plus 3 summer sessions. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Air Force (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, Rolling for nonresidents. Notification: continuous, continuous for nonresidents.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $34,950 includes full-time tuition ($24,700), mandatory fees ($1150), and college room and board ($9100). Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $725 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to class time and course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 25 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 2% of eligible men and 2% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Knights of the Round Table, intramural groups, student newspaper, Residence Hall Council, Activities Board. Major annual events: Fall Fest, Homecoming, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, video monitor at residence entrances. 933 college housing spaces available. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn Library with 235,000 books, 32,000 microform titles, 10,450 serials, 2,000 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $592,836. 150 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See Florida Atlantic University.
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