Palm Beach Atlantic University

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world rank  3442

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University Overview

Established in 1968, Palm Beach Atlantic University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of West Palm Beach (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Orlando. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Interdenominational religion. Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PBA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PBA
Founded 1968
Motto Enlightening Minds, Enriching Souls, Extending Hands
Colours Navy and white

University Location

Address 901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach (population range: 50,000-249,999)
33401 Florida
United States
T +1 (561) 803 2000
F +1 (561) 803 2115
Other locations Orlando

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 1301 Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach 33401
+1 (561) 803 2000
888 468 6722

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Interdenominational Christian-Interdenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Palm Beach Atlantic University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
  • Florida Board of Nursing

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

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