Palm Beach Atlantic University Rankings

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In the World#4025 of 14178
In North America#1140 of 2629
In the United States#1067 of 2528
In Florida#36 of 111
In West Palm Beach#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Interdenominational
Acceptance rate
95%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$25,908 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,883
Graduates
808
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Palm Beach Atlantic University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate95%95%96%
Applicants1,5345291,005
Admissions1,464500964
Freshmen enrolled full time514178336
Freshmen enrolled part time624

775 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

124 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
413 or 79%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Palm Beach Atlantic University are 980-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
218 or 42%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Palm Beach Atlantic University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2010 (54%)
Hispanic627 (17%)
Black or African American401 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown269 (7%)
Nonresident Alien176 (5%)
Two or more races111 (3%)
Asian86 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander7 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,908/year
Average aid awarded
$22,318
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,101
$30-48K$21,318
$48-75K$25,669
$75-110K$26,476
$110K+$29,954

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,920$10,260
Tuition in-state$31,920$10,260
Tuition out-of-state$31,920$10,260
Fee in-district$580$580
Fee in-state$580$580
Fee out-of-state$580$580

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,225
Combined charge for room and board$10,410
Room charge$5,530
Meal charge$4,880

Palm Beach Atlantic University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Psychology, General75
Pharmacy65
Business Administration and Management, General3924
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse61
Nursing Practice3126
Theology & Theological Studies2911
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor37
Marketing & Marketing Management, General29
Organizational Leadership27
Organizational Behavior Studies24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General24
Elementary Education and Teaching21
Speech Communication and Rhetoric19
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services18
International Business & Trade & Commerce15
Finance, General15
General Studies14
Kinesiology and Exercise Science14
Counseling Psychology14
Accounting13
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling12
English Language and Literature, General11
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology11
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General10
Mathematics, General9
Cinematography and Film & Video Production9
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling9
Computer Science8
Graphic Design8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Political Science and Government, General7
Bible & Biblical Studies6
Chemistry, Other6
History, General5
Public Relations & Image Management5
Music Theory and Composition3
Music, Other3
Dance, General3
Music, General3
Pre-Law Studies3
Athletic Training & Trainer3
Forensic Chemistry3
Journalism2
Voice and Opera2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Computer and Information Sciences, General2
Christian Studies2
International & Global Studies2
Accounting and Finance2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Art Teacher Education1
Grand Total52818991
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%51%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

Publications & Citations

Publications
419
Citations
5,847

Publication count by topic

Medicine
175
Psychology
71
Sociology
31
Business
18
Political science
17
Chemistry
16
Biology
15
History
14
Computer science
12
Art
8
Economics
6
Philosophy
6
Geography
3
Mathematics
3
Engineering
2
Geology
2
Materials science
2
Physics
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1710528
Psychology21881,703
Medicine22172,622
Philosophy22807
Geology2530138
History27774
Art29652
Political science377015
Business397849
Economics431616
Biology4519232
Chemistry4563187
Materials science466063
Computer science510157
Geography53493
Environmental science54402
Engineering58832

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199001
199100
199210
199301
199410
199524
199610
199702
199813
199922
2000010
200147
2002613
20031417
20041624
2005960
20061090
20078100
20085132
200919209
201018235
201124401
201219433
201328483
201422489
201525524
201623448
201731509
201829419
201938499
202044507

General info

Alternative namesPalm Beach Atlantic
PBA
Founded1968
WikipediaPalm Beach Atlantic University
MottoEnlightening Minds, Enriching Souls, Extending Hands
Colorsnavy, white
Academic CalendarAugust to August (August - December; January-April; June-August)
Total FTE staff533
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida, 33401
United States
City population100,000
Phone5618032000
Fax+1 (561) 803 2115

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