Palm Beach Atlantic University: Ranking & Review

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West Palm Beach
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United States
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World
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113024586
Top 28%

Palm Beach Atlantic University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%97%97%
Applicants1,380472908
Admissions1,344459885
Enrolled undergraduates533196337
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,8391,3512,488

592 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

79 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores366
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
535

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores313
Percent of students submitting ACT scores58%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Palm Beach Atlantic University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$45,794$45,794
Off-campus$45,434$45,434
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,660 and other expenses per full academic year.

Palm Beach Atlantic University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,285 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$29,510$29,510
Fees for full-time undergraduates$440$440
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$710$710
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,080$10,080
Fees for full-time graduates$440$440
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$560$560

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs5411762233
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12867195
Psychology63972
Theology and Religious Vocations47956
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3737
Visual and Performing Arts3535
Education23831
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3131
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1818
Physical Sciences1313
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1010
English Language and Literature & Letters55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services55
Legal Professions and Studies44
Mathematics and Statistics44
Social Sciences33
History33
Philosophy and Religious Studies112
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Engineering
Grand Total48521162758

A total of 485 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

At the master's and doctor's level 273 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%45%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesPalm Beach Atlantic
PBA
Founded1968
MottoEnlightening Minds, Enriching Souls, Extending Hands
Religious affiliationInterdenominational
Colorsnavy, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff496
Instructional FTE225
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.pba.edu
Address901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida, 33401
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population100,000
Phone5618032000
Fax+1 (561) 803 2115

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