Palm Beach State College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4578 of 14,131 In the World
#1281 of 2,597 In North America
#1206 of 2,496 In the United States
#40 of 109 In Florida

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
80%
Undergraduates
26,666
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Palm Beach State College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

367 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

25,356 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Palm Beach State College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 8617 (32%)
White 8126 (30%)
Black or African American 6938 (26%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 944 (4%)
Asian 797 (3%)
Two or more races 717 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 450 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 47 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 11 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,222
Students receiving aid
80%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $2,424
Tuition in-state $2,424
Tuition out-of-state $8,712
Fee in-district $20
Fee in-state $20
Fee out-of-state $20

Palm Beach State College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 3,907
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 255 94
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 322
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 60
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 47
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 45
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 45
Network and System Administration & Administrator 39
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 32
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 30
Interior Design 27
Forensic Science and Technology 22
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 20
Business Administration and Management, General 18
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 18
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 17
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 16
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 15
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 14
Computer Graphics 13
Environmental Science 13
Ophthalmic Technician & Technologist 12
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 11
Small Business Administration & Management 11
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 10
Operations Management and Supervision 8
Biology & Biotechnology Technology & Technician 6
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 6
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology & Technician 4
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 4
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 3
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 3
Grand Total 4,671 476
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 40% 48%

Publications & Citations

Publications
83
Citations
195

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
47 / 77
Sociology
22 / 28
Medicine
21 / 96
Business
13 / 78
Psychology
12 / 50
Art & Design
11 / 10
Political Science
10 / 11
Health Science
9 / 12
Mathematics
9 / 3
Computer Science
8 / 18
Math Teachers
7 / 3
Media Studies
7 / 3
Creative Writing
6 / 1
Communications and Public Relations
6 / 3
Biology
5 / 34
Environmental Science
5 / 19
Library and Information science
4 / 7
Education Majors
4 / 6
Law
4 / 5
Nursing
4 / 14
Gender Studies
3 / 6
Ecology
3 / 14
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
3 / 35
Geography and Cartography
3 / 14
Economics
3 / 0
Marketing
3 / 16
Occupational Safety and Health
3 / 27
Gerontology
2 / 14
Aesthetics
2 / 5
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
2 / 13
Criminology and Criminal Justice
2 / 3
Public Policy / Administration
2 / 5
Healthcare Management (MHA)
2 / 7
Human Resource Management
2 / 27
Multimedia
2 / 4
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
2 / 21
Social Psychology
2 / 18
Botany
2 / 0
History
2 / 2
Surgery
2 / 9

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1992 0 1
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 1 1
1996 1 2
1997 0 0
1998 0 6
1999 0 1
2000 1 1
2001 0 0
2002 1 2
2003 1 1
2004 0 5
2005 0 2
2006 1 1
2007 2 2
2008 1 2
2009 1 3
2010 1 5
2011 1 4
2012 2 7
2013 4 10
2014 7 13
2015 6 12
2016 12 15
2017 8 17
2018 5 17
2019 5 27
2020 12 29
2021 10 41

Palm Beach State College alumni

  1. Judge Reinhold

    Judge Reinhold
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    screenwritervoice actoractortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Edward Ernest "Judge" Reinhold Jr. is an American actor who has starred in several Hollywood movies, such as Ruthless People, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Stripes and Gremlins, and co-starred in all of the films in the Beverly Hills Cop and The Santa Clause trilogies.

  2. Deidre Hall

    Deidre Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Deidre Ann Hall /diːdrə hɔːl/ is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Dr. Marlena Evans on NBC's daytime drama Days of Our Lives, whom she has played for over 40 years.

  3. Jesper Parnevik

    Jesper Parnevik
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Jesper Bo Parnevik is a Swedish professional golfer. He spent 38 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking in 2000 and 2001.

  4. Monte Markham

    Monte Markham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm directorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Monte Markham is an American actor. He has appeared in films, television series and on Broadway.

General info

Alternative names PBSC
Founded 1933
Motto Your Pathway To Success
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 1,470
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address 4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, Florida, 33461-4796
United States
City population 5,000
Phone 5619677222

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