Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach (also known as Palm Beach Atlantic or PBA) is a non-profit, private education institution located in West Palm Beach, Florida. The school is affiliated with the Interdenominational Church.

PBA awards associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 28 fields of study and 56 academic disciplines. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (561) 803 -2000 Website: www.pba.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 307
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Interdenominational
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,848
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 835
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 83%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 30


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 470 590
SAT Math 450 570
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 21 26
ACT Math 19 25

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 1,373
Accepted 1,139
Acceptance Rate 83%
Enrolled 478

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 79% Full-time 21% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 72% Full-time 28% Part-time
Student Gender 36% Men 64% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

53% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
15% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
11% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 18% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 59% $ 9,168
Local Grant 36% $4,078
Institutional Grant 100% $ 10,509
Student Loans 65% $ 6,380

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 17 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 0 - -
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication - - 0 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 5 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Communication - - 3 - -

Education

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 13 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Art Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 - -
History Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 0 - -
English Teacher Education - - 0 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 17 - -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - 1 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Non-professional General Legal Studies (undergraduate)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-law Studies - - 1 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 0 2 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 6 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 25 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics and Computer Science - - 1 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 0 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 7 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 2 - -

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Christian Studies - - 0 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 34 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 75 -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology - 0 16 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theology Theological Studies - - 26 - -

Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology - 0 16 - -

Bible Biblical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bible Biblical Studies - - 5 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 34 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 75 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 6 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 10 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration - - - - 0
Pharmacy - - - - 65
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration - - - - 0
Pharmacy - - - - 65

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 4 - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling - - - 0 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 6 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling - - - 0 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 6 -

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration - - - - 0
Pharmacy - - - - 65
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration - - - - 0
Pharmacy - - - - 65

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 4 - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling - - - 0 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 6 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling - - - 0 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 6 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 4 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 9 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 139 30 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 16 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 28 - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 1 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 1 53 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 10 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Finance - - 0 - -
Accounting - - 9 - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies - - 3 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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