|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,277 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Palm Beach Atlantic University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,449 applications and 1,353 students were granted admission. Palm Beach Atlantic University is at the #91 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 65% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 74% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||930 to 1170|
|ACT||21 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Palm Beach Atlantic University's tuition was $28,100 for all students regardless of residency (4.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Palm Beach Atlantic University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,422 (which is 0.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2016-2017, was 312, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,282 (which is 10.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Palm Beach Atlantic University has enrolled a total of 3,764 students (3,041 students full-time and 723 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,764 students, 251 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 2,926 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 838 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 81 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 12%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Palm Beach Atlantic University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||19%||79||71|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||12%||48|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||10%||42|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||30|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||4%||15|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||8|
|Legal Professions And Studies||1%||4|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||4|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Palm Beach Atlantic University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Palm Beach Atlantic University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,100. Last year, out of the total 1,018 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 906 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,204 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,023 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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