|Address||901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
|Metropolitan Area||South Florida, West Palm Beach||Yearly Tuition In/Out-of-State||$25,532||School Type||Private-Christian||Affiliation||Nondenominational||Year Founded||1968||U.S. News Ranking||Best Regional Universities, #44
Best Online Degree Programs, #31
Palm Beach Atlantic University, often referred to as PBA, is a very highly regarded private Christian university in West Palm Beach. PBA seeks to develop strong moral character in its students as well as providing them with an excellent education, and requires students to complete 45 hours of approved community service per academic year.
Palm Beach Atlantic University is one of the most closely beach located universities in Florida, being only about a mile from the beaches in Palm Beach.
2013 Admissions Data
|Acceptance Rate||96%||Average SAT Scores||Critical Reading: 480-580
|Average ACT Scores||Math: 18-24
|Application Fee||$35||Financial Aid Deadline||August 1|
You have the option of going in for an interview if you want to increase your chances of being admitted to Palm Beach Atlantic University.
|Number of Majors Offered||More than 60|
|Most Popular Majors||Accounting and Business/Management
|Student to Faculty Ratio||13:1||Four Year Graduation Rate||35%|
Palm Beach Atlantic University ranks very highly among all regional universities on list of both U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review.
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|Undergraduates||2,434||Postgraduates||826||Male to Female Ratio||38:62||Percent Out-of-State||29%||Student Heritage|
Of the Christian-affiliated colleges and universities in Florida, Palm Beach Atlantic University has one of the more diverse student bodies.
Chapel is held four times per week in the DeSantis Family Chapel, and undergraduates must attend 24 chapels per year. This, in addition with the above mentioned community service, is designed to provide PBA students with strong christian values.
The numerous women’s and men’s athletic teams at PBA participate in NCAA Division II competition.