Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

Tuition & Fees

$33,475

$33,475

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
45%
400-499
28%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
30%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
27%
30-36
8%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,464
Declined + 70
Total Received 1,534
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Private (nonprofit)

2,883

undergraduate students

808

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 5553
ACT 0739

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Location

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 3,691
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)

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West Palm Beach, FL

100-acre campus in West Palm Beach (population: 110,222), 46 miles from Fort 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
45%
400-499
28%
300-399
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
30%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
27%
30-36
8%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%

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 May 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,464
Declined + 70
Total Received 1,534

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

Tim Worley
Vice President for Admissions
P: 888 468-6722
F: 561 803-2115
admit@pba.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,772.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,880
Room $5,696
Board $5,026
Additional fees $595
Books & supplies $1,104
Total $45,301
Average Financial Aid - $23,772
Total with Avg. Aid $21,529
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 561 803-2126
F: 561 803-2130
finaid@pba.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Darly Adams
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@pba.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (outdoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, crew, lacrosse, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, crew, lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, floor hockey, free-diving, running, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Courtney Lovely (men's)
Vice President For Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA
Mascot
Sailfish
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Addictions Counseling
Art
Art Education/K-12
Athletic Training
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Christian Studies
Cinema/TV
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Dance
Divinity
Divinity/Business Administration
Elementary Education
English
English/Secondary Education
Exercise Science
Finance
Forensic Science
General Counseling Studies
General Education
Global Development
Graphic Arts
Health Systems Management
History
Human Performance/Sport
Intercultural Studies
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
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
Popular Music
Pre-Law
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Public Relations
School Counseling
Sports Broadcasting
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-pharmacy

3,691

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

2,883
students

Female
63%
1,830

Male
37%
1,053

22%

808
students

Female
69%
559

Male
31%
249

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

2,264
students

Female
66%
1,483

Male
34%
781

22%

619
students

Female
57%
347

Male
43%
272

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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
  • 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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Italy
The Bahamas
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brittany Henson
Associate Director for Admissions Operations
561 803-2111
brittany_henson@pba.edu

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