Tuition & Fees

$29,950

$29,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
38%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
37%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
8%
30-36
21%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%
30-36
4%
24-29
49%
18-23
29%
12-17
18%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,353
Declined + 96
Total Received 1,449
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Private (nonprofit)

2,926

undergraduate students

838

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Management
  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 3,764
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: 108,161), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
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
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
38%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
37%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
8%
30-36
21%
24-29
33%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%
30-36
4%
24-29
49%
18-23
29%
12-17
18%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

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

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,353
Declined + 96
Total Received 1,449

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

Joseph Bryan
Assistant Vice President for Admissions
P: 888 468-6722
F: 561 803-2115
admit@pba.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,877,421
State $3,848,766
Institutional $16,882,602
Other external $2,625,017
Total $27,233,806

Non-need-based

Federal $3,728
State $1,649,169
Institutional $8,593,614
Other external $860,199
Total $11,106,710

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.
Accountancy
Accounting
Addictions Counseling
Art
Art Education/K-12
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Christian Studies
Church Music
Cinema/TV
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Cross-Cultural Studies
Dance
Divinity
Divinity/Business Administration
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%

2,926
students

Female
65%
1,889

Male
35%
1,037

Graduate

22%

838
students

Female
68%
572

Male
32%
266

undergraduateFull-time

78%

2,300
students

Female
67%
1,522

Male
33%
778

undergraduatePart-time

22%

626
students

Female
59%
367

Male
41%
259

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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
  • 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 39
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
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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