Tuition & Fees

$28,520

$28,520

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
37%
400-499
32%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
39%
400-499
39%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
37%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
38%
18-23
50%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined + 107
Total Received 1,504
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Private (nonprofit)

3,039

undergraduate students

879

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Organizational Management
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5553
ACT 0739

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School Facts

Palm Beach Atlantic University, founded in 1968, is a comprehensive, interdenominational Christian institution. Campuses are located in West Palm Beach and Orlando, FL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,918
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Interdenominational Christian
Accredited by •  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

West Palm Beach, FL

100-acre campus in West Palm Beach (population: 102,436), 46 miles from Ft. Lauderdale and 70 miles from Miami. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Palm Beach Atlantic University
901 South Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
37%
400-499
32%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
39%
400-499
39%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
37%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
38%
18-23
50%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline March 31
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined + 107
Total Received 1,504

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joe Sharp
Dean of Admissions
P: 888 468-6722
F: 561 803-2115
admit@pba.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,285,920
State $4,116,447
Institutional $15,402,482
Other external $2,694,558
Total $26,499,407

Non-need-based

Federal $9,789
State $1,767,775
Institutional $7,840,442
Other external $627,770
Total $10,245,776

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA
Mascot
Sailfish
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addictions Counseling
Art
Art Education/K-12
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biology
Biology/Secondary Education
Business Administration
Cinema/TV
Communication
Computer Science
Cross-Cultural Studies
Dance
Divinity
Elementary Education
English
English/Secondary Education
Finance
Forensic Science
General Counseling Studies
General Education
Graphic Arts
History
Human Performance/Sport
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Journalism
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Medicinal/Biological Chemistry
Mental Health Counseling
Ministry
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance/Instrument
Music Performance/Keyboard
Music Performance/Voice
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Management
Pharmacy
Pharmacy/MBA
Philosophy
Physical Education Teacher Education
Political Science
Popular Music
Pre-Law
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Public Relations
School Counseling
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

78%

3,039
students

Female
63%
1,923

Male
37%
1,116

Graduate

22%

879
students

Female
65%
574

Male
35%
305

undergraduateFull-time

79%

2,418
students

Female
66%
1,580

Male
34%
838

undergraduatePart-time

21%

621
students

Female
56%
343

Male
44%
278

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

88

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
The Bahamas
The Cayman Islands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brittany Henson
Daytime Admissions Counselor
561 803-2111
brittany_henson@pba.edu

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