Lynn University is an American private university in Boca Raton, Florida, founded in 1962
Lynn University hosts students from nearly all 50 U.S. states and approximately 80 nations. 24% of students come from countries outside the United States (percentage includes students with dual citizenship/residency).
The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s anddoctoral degrees.
It is named for the Lynn family (Christine E. and Eugene M. Lynn donated substantial money).
Lynn University’s athletic teams are known as the Fighting Knights. The university is a NCAA Division II institution, the college’s athletic teams participate in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC). Lynn University teams have won a total of 21 NCAA and NAIA national championships, and 30 Sunshine State Conference championships. Men’s varsity sports are baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer and tennis. Women’s varsity sports are basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and volleyball. Lynn University announced it will add lacrosse for the 2014 season. The sport will be the third addition in recent years, after the university added women’s cross country and swimming in 2012.