Lynn University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,680
2% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$37,627
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.96%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
74.2%
7,387 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,247
81.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
54.7%
226 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 (49 degrees awarded), Entrepreneurial Studies (44 degrees), and General Psychology (34 degrees).

In 2019, 855 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lynn University. 53.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (303 degrees), 2.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (114 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lynn University is $36,680, which is $14,654 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lynn University is $36,680, which is $14,654 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,627.

In 2019, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,680
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Lynn University was $36,680. The cost of tuition at Lynn University is $14,654 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$37,627
2019 Value
4.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Lynn University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,627. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Lynn University grew by 4.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,603
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lynn University was of $12,603 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 0.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Lynn University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.41% with respect to 2018, when 83% 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.
5.96%
2017 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Lynn University was 5.96%, which represents 28 out of the 470 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Lynn University received 7,387 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.51% annual decline. Out of those 7,387 applicants, 5,483 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,247 students enrolled at Lynn University in 2019, and 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lynn University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,483
Accepted Out of 7,387

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lynn University was 74.2% (5,483 admissions from 7,387 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 70.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -2.51%, while admissions grew by 2.72%.

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage
211
Scores Submitted

30% of enrolled first-time students at Lynn University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lynn University has a total enrollment of 3,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Lynn University is 2,633 students and the part-time enrollment is 614. This means that 81.1% of students enrolled at Lynn University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lynn University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.7% White, 16.7% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% Black or African American, 1.85% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lynn University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.7%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.51%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (13.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (11.8%) and White Male (7.47%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lynn University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Lynn University is 2,633 and the part-time enrollment is 614. This means that 81.1% of students enrolled at Lynn University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    1,290
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    541
  3. Black or African American
    366

The enrolled student population at Lynn University is 39.7% White, 16.7% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% Black or African American, 1.85% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 362 students (11.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 59 more women than men received degrees from Lynn University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lynn University is white (303 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (114 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lynn University is International Business, Trade, & Commerce (49 degrees awarded), followed by Entrepreneurial Studies (44 degrees) and General Psychology (34 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 Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Communications (84 degrees), and Business (466 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 (1,003,808 people), Other managers (837,704 people), Financial managers (513,565 people), Chief executives & legislators (419,629 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (320,385 people).

The most specialized majors at Lynn University are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Communications (84 degrees), Business (466 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (77 degrees), and Transportation (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lynn University are Chief executives & legislators, Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Lynn University are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Communications (84 degrees), Business (466 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (77 degrees), and Transportation (10 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 (746,344 people), Computer Systems Design (588,992 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (541,699 people), Banking & related activities (520,176 people), and Insurance carriers (449,988 people).

The most specialized majors at Lynn University are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Communications (84 degrees), Business (466 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (77 degrees), and Transportation (10 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.
Most Common
  1. 49 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lynn University was International Business, Trade, & Commerce with 49 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

398
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
457
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 398 degrees were awarded to men at Lynn University, which is 0.871 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (457).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Lynn University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.01 times more than the 150 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 150 degrees were awarded to women at Lynn University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.987 times less than the 152 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 45% of students graduating from Lynn University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lynn University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.42% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    303 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    114 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lynn University is white (303 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (114 degrees).

13.3% of degree recipients (114 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    152 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    151 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lynn University is white male (152 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (151 degrees).

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Operations

Lynn University has an endowment valued at nearly $27.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $692k (2.51%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Lynn University had a total salary expenditure of $96.7M. Lynn University employs 51 Associate professors, 42 Assistant professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Lynn University are Male Associate professors (32), Female Assistant professors(22), and Male Assistant professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lynn University are: Service, with 84 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 82 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 73 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.6M
2019 Endowment
3.64%
growth from 2018

Lynn University has an endowment valued at about $27.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Lynn University grew 3.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.9M 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. $448k - Federal
  2. $161k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Lynn University received $448k 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

Salary Expenditure

$43.1M
2019 Salaries
6.11%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Lynn University paid a median of $43.1M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($96.7M) and a 6.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.4% growth from 2017 and a 15.4% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.91M
Instructional Salaries
135
Number of Employees

In 2019, Lynn University paid a total of $8.91M to 135 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
51 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
84 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lynn University were Associate professor with 51 employees; Assistant professor with 42 employees; and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lynn University were Service with 84 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 82 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lynn University was Male Associate professor with 32 employees, Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 20 employees.

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