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 room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

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

2,883

undergraduate students

808

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,691
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation nondenominational

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: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Miami-Dade County and Broward County
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Palm Beach International

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
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing

Top Organizations

  • Impact Leadership Team
  • Nursing Student Association
  • Nurses Christian Fellowship
  • Student Government
  • Sigma Alpha Omega

Top Events

  • Christival
  • Paradise Weekend
  • Sailfish Cup
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $50
School has early action program yes

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,464
Declined 70
Total Received 1,534

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
religious affiliation/commitment
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
class rank
volunteer work

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, crew, lacrosse, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, crew, lacrosse

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, Other
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forensic Chemistry
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 47%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

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
60%
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

217

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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