Lynn University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,260

2.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$38,986

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.97%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

84.6%

3,006 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,010

75.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

44.8%

158 Graduates

About

Lynn University is a higher education institution located in Palm Beach County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lynn University were International Business, Trade, & Commerce (50 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees), and Entrepreneurial Studies (36 degrees).

In 2017, 865 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lynn University. 53.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (311 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (127 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lynn University is $35,260, which is $14,527 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lynn University is $35,260, which is $14,527 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,986.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,260

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lynn University was $35,260. The cost of tuition at Lynn University is $14,527 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$38,986

2017 Value

6.72%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lynn University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,986. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lynn University grew by 6.72%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,624

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lynn University was of $11,624 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 1.48% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

29%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Lynn University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.95% with respect to 2016, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.97%

2016 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lynn University was 4.97%, which represents 22 out of the 443 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lynn University received 3,006 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 14.5% annual decline. Out of those 3,006 applicants, 2,544 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,010 students enrolled at Lynn University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lynn University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,544

Accepted Out of 3,006

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lynn University was 84.6% (2,544 admissions from 3,006 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 81.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -14.5%, while admissions declined by -11.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Lynn University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lynn University has a total enrollment of 3,010 students. The full-time enrollment at Lynn University is 2,275 students and the part-time enrollment is 735. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at Lynn University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lynn University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.8% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 1.23% Asian, 1.23% Two or More Races, 0.399% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lynn University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (23.8%), followed by White Female (23.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.01%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (13.1%), followed by White Female (12.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lynn University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,010 students. The full-time enrollment at Lynn University is 2,275 and the part-time enrollment is 735. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at Lynn University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lynn University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lynn University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,169

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    425

  3. Black or African American

    325

The enrolled student population at Lynn University is 38.8% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 1.23% Asian, 1.23% Two or More Races, 0.399% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 442 students (14.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 55 more women than men received degrees from Lynn University. The majority of degree recipients at Lynn University are white (311 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (127 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lynn University is International Business, Trade, & Commerce (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees) and Entrepreneurial Studies (36 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lynn University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (83 degrees awarded), Business (467 degrees), and Psychology (89 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lynn University are Accountants & auditors (1,117,728 people), Other managers (766,984 people), Financial managers (449,562 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (424,324 people), and Chief executives & legislators (361,063 people).

The most specialized majors at Lynn University are Communications (83 degrees awarded), Business (467 degrees), Psychology (89 degrees), Transportation (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lynn University are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Lynn University are Communications (83 degrees awarded), Business (467 degrees), Psychology (89 degrees), Transportation (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lynn University are Elementary & secondary schools (928,195 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (573,950 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (540,968 people), Banking & related activities (537,783 people), and Computer Systems Design (512,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Lynn University are Communications (83 degrees awarded), Business (467 degrees), Psychology (89 degrees), Transportation (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lynn University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lynn University was International Business, Trade, & Commerce with 50 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 405

  2. 460

In 2017, 405 degrees were awarded to men at Lynn University, which is 0.88 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (460).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 142 degrees were awarded to men at Lynn University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 142 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 142 degrees were awarded to women at Lynn University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 142 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 37% of students graduating from Lynn University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lynn University is Female and Asian (60% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.9% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    311 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    127 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lynn University is white (311 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (127 degrees).

14.7% of degree recipients (127 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    170 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    141 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lynn University is white female (170 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (141 degrees).

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Operations

Lynn University has an endowment valued at nearly $25.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.7M (10.4%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lynn University had a total expenditure of $83.1M. Of that $83.1M, they spent $37.1M on salaries and $83.1M on benefits.

Lynn University employs 47 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Lynn University are Female Assistant professors (24), Male Assistant professors(23), and Male Professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lynn University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 83 employees, Service, with 78 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 62 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.9M

2017 Endowment

7.67%

growth from 2016

Lynn University has an endowment valued at about $25.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lynn University grew 7.67% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.25M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $336k - Federal

  2. $161k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lynn University received $336k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $161k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$37.1M

Salary Expenditure

$83.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Lynn University had a total expenditure of $83.1M. Of that $83.1M, they spent $37.1M on salaries and $83.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$37.1M

2017 Salaries

15.4%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lynn University paid a median of $37.1M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($83.1M) and a 15.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.81% decline from 2015 and a 8.78% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.38M

Instructional Salaries

131

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lynn University paid a total of $8.38M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

47 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

83 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lynn University were Assistant professor with 47 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lynn University were Office and Administrative Support with 83 employees; Service with 78 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 62 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lynn University was Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Male Professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lynn University.

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