Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$33,475

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
590
25th
490
75th
27
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,450
Declined 131
Total Received 1,581
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Private

3,239

undergraduate students

941

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,180
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
590
25th
490
75th
27
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,450
Declined 131
Total Received 1,581

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,744

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,880
Housing $5,696
Food $5,026
Additional fees $595
Books & supplies $1,104
Total $45,301
Average Financial Aid - $20,744
Total with Avg. Aid $24,557

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Christian Studies. yes yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Dance, General. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Music, Other. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Voice and Opera. yes

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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

4,180

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

3,239
students

Female
62%
2,016

Male
38%
1,223

23%

941
students

Female
70%
655

Male
30%
286

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

2,367
students

Female
65%
1,545

Male
35%
822

27%

872
students

Female
54%
471

Male
46%
401

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

88

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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

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