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Lynn University Admission Requirements

Boca Raton, Florida

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Your chances of getting into Lynn University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Lynn University? Lynn University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Lynn University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Lynn University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.3

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Lynn University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Lynn University are to have around a 3.3 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Lynn University accepts 80% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Lynn University is 3.3 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #31 in Florida for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Lynn University is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.3 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Lynn University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 11.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 9.8% Good
3.50 to 3.74 14.1% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.1% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 20.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 23.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 7.7% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.3% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Lynn University SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lynn University. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 12% of students submitted SAT scores and 5% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1035-1185

Applicants Submitting SAT 

12%
SAT Scores for Lynn University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 530
Math 25th Percentile 505
Composite 25th Percentile 1035
SAT Scores for Lynn University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 610
Math 75th Percentile 575
Composite 75th Percentile 1185
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Lynn University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Lynn University is 1110 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1035-1185. Students who get into Lynn University score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Lynn University ranks #24 in the state of Florida for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1110 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Lynn University regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1035 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1035, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 960, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Lynn University is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1110 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1110, you have around a 80% chance of being admitted. A 1185 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 88% chance of getting in.

Lynn University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1185 and Above Good >88%
1110 to 1185 Avg + 80%-88%
1035 to 1110 Avg - 68%-80%
960 to 1035 Reach 53%-68%
Less than 960 Low <53%
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Lynn University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

22-25 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

5%
ACT Scores for Lynn University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 21
Math 25th Percentile 17
Composite 25th Percentile 22
ACT Scores for Lynn University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 25
Math 75th Percentile 24
Composite 75th Percentile 25
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Lynn University?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Lynn University is 23, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 22 and 25.  The school ranks #19 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 23. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 22 and score in the score in the top 37 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 20.

5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lynn University.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Lynn University is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Lynn University for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 23 score has around 80% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 90% with a 25 ACT score.

Lynn University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >90%
23 to 25 Avg + 80%-90%
22 to 23 Avg - 72%-80%
21 to 22 Reach 63%-72%
Less than 21 Low <63%
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High School Class Rank

80% of Lynn University freshman are in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lynn University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 2.1%
Top 25% of class 6.9%
Top 50% of class 20%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

69

Applicants have 69 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Lynn University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lynn University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Lynn University Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not required for admission, but considered if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lynn University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=132657 IPEDS survey data for Lynn University.

FAQs

Does Lynn University prefer SAT or ACT?

12% of students submit their SAT scores to Lynn University. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lynn University?

Lynn University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.