Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, FL

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$3,070

$11,760

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

43%

male

57%

female

23

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,653
Declined
Total Received 5,653
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Public

30,052

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Palm Beach State College, founded in 1933, is a public, two-year, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Lake Worth, FL.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,052
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational

Four campuses totaling approximately 250 acres serving Palm Beach County, Florida (population: 38,107). Main campus in Lake Worth; branch campuses in Belle Glade, Boca Raton, and Palm Beach Gardens. Area served by train, bus system and international airport. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: West Palm Beach
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Palm Beach International

Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL
33461

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Students for International Understanding
  • Black Student Union
  • Drama Club

Top Events

  • Graduation
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline August 20

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,653
Declined
Total Received 5,653

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Softball
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Apparel and Textiles, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Comparative Literature
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician
Interior Design
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Engineering
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Special Products Marketing Operations
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Word Processing
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

30,052

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

30,052
students

Female
57%
17,247

Male
43%
12,805

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

27%

8,303
students

Female
52%
4,271

Male
48%
4,032

73%

21,749
students

Female
60%
12,976

Male
40%
8,773

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
26%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,294

Transfer students enrolled

4%

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 no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 20

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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