|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||23:1|
Palm Beach State College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Palm Beach State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,712 and in-state students paid $2,424.
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 68% of Palm Beach State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,036 (which is 13.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Palm Beach State College in 2016-2017, was 241, which is 11% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,943 (which is 25.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Palm Beach State College has enrolled a total of 30,520 students (8,151 students full-time and 22,369 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 30,520 students, 1,511 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,805 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 25%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Palm Beach State College.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|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||34%||7,044|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||12%||2,561|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||1,438|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||1,130|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||1,016|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||3%||522|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||2%||378|
|Personal And Culinary Services||2%||361|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||142|
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 State College 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 State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,700. Last year, out of the total 3,910 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,363 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,158 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,493 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|