Palm Beach Atlantic University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Palm Beach Atlantic University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,580 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1968 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
At Palm Beach Atlantic University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Palm Beach Atlantic University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Psychology, Pharmacy, Business, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
68%
The rate of student retention at Palm Beach Atlantic University is relatively low at 68% (close to Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Palm Beach Atlantic University is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Palm Beach Atlantic University is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,800
Average tuition cost is very high, around $24,500 per year. The additional fees at Palm Beach Atlantic University not covered by tuition are about $300, which comes to a total of $24,800 a year.

Read the details about Palm Beach Atlantic University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
96%
According to government data, 1,381 applications were submitted and 1,323 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

Palm Beach Atlantic University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,300
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Palm Beach Atlantic University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, around $4,300 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Palm Beach Atlantic University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Palm Beach Atlantic University Location and Maps



Post Address: Palm Beach Atlantic University, 901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, USA
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