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Palm Beach Atlantic University

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Rating

Private

Type

4,304

Students

$31,920

Tuition

95%

Acceptance

#559

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

West Palm Beach, FL

901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a small private college located in West Palm Beach, FL ranked 38thin Florida. It has a total of 3,290 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.44% of applicants. Palm Beach Atlantic University offers 66 different majors and is best known for its missionary studies, organizational behavior studies, and bible studies programs (nationally ranked 10th, 42nd, and 46th respectively). With a tuition cost of $31,920 per year, Palm Beach Atlantic University is reasonably high-priced. 50.92% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,600 per year, which is 2% below the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$32,500/Year
Above Average

Palm Beach Atlantic University

$32,500

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$51,066/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$31,436/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

95%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Palm Beach Atlantic University

95%

National

69%
Sat

980 - 1200

79% of students submit

Admissions Yield

36%

ACT

17 - 25

42% of students submit

Application Website

www.pba.edu/apply-online

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

3,290Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

520

Part-Time

5
Male

37%

In-state

83%

Female

63%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

11%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Psychology, General9% Business Administration and Management, General8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse73% Others

10% Psychology, General

9% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

73% Others

Psychology, General

10%

77 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

9%

63 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

8%

61 Graduates

Theology/Theological Studies

6%

41 Graduates

Mental Health Counseling/Counselor

5%

40 Graduates

Nursing Practice

4%

31 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

29 Graduates

Organizational Leadership

4%

27 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

136,075

Academic Spend per Student

$10,150

Full-time Retention Rate

75%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$34,700/Year

Palm Beach Atlantic University

$34,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

50%