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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
About Palm Beach Atlantic...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Sunshine State Conference
From Palm Beach Atlantic University

At PBA's perfect location you'll find opportunities to learn how business works at major companies, forge career connections in the growing biotech field, or immerse yourself in West Palm Beach's eclectic art scene. You'll participate in service projects that have an impact on the community, while living within walking distance of shops, culture, and entertainment.

You'll explore academic programs that link theory to experience, learn with Christian professors who will be lifelong guides, and join a caring and compassionate campus community that will engage you. Come and live in an urban setting that will put you at the center of everything.

PBA is ranked among the best universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Palm Beach Atlantic University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
95%
SAT Range
980-1200
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$25,908 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,318 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 67 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 67 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • All
    3%
  • None
    74%
  • Some
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,264 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
619
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Christian
    35%
  • Mostly christian
    24%
  • Diverse in the way they think, but very accepting
    16%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Unconditionally loved by all
    8%
  • Blank
    3%
  • Weird
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
73%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 64 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 81 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Great experience
    25%
  • Christ-centered
    23%
  • Excellent
    23%
  • Community
    14%
  • Small
    9%
  • Central
    2%
  • Joke
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

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