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Palm Beach Atlantic, founded in 1968, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Continuing Education, Education and Behavioral Studies, Ministry, and Music and Fine Arts. Its 23-acre campus is located in downtown West Palm Beach, 43 miles north of Fort Lauderdale and 60 miles from Miami.

Website: www.pba.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,883
Undergraduate
Students
(63.5%) 1,830 Women
(36.5%) 1,053 Men
808
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,534 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,512
Tuition and Fees
$33,475
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$26,011
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,530
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
178
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

West Palm Beach Population
102,436
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Miami-Dade County and Broward County
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
49% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Sailfish
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
10.7% Black/African-American
15.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.0% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students
2.9%
First-Year Students Returning
75.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
11.0%
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