PO Box 24708, 901 S. Flagler DWest Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708 561-803-2100
http://www.pba.edu admit@pba.edu
About Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Year of Foundation 1968
  • Size of Campus 25 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian nondenominational
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,423
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 27%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,100
  • Room and Board $8,534
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 2,419
Since 1968, Palm Beach Atlantic University has been preparing students just like you to go out and truly make a difference in the world. We believe PBA is the top Christian college in Florida. While we welcome students of all faiths and those still seeking their spiritual path, Christ is at the center of all we do — from curriculum to mission trips, athletics teams to student organizations. Your education at PBA will help you to strengthen your Christian faith, making you better able to be His hands and feet in this world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Beta Upsilon Chi, Newman Club, Campus Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Baptist Campus Ministries (Cross Seekers)
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, honor code, smoking prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Setting Urban
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fun Sun Day (Labor Day weekend beach event), Homecoming Week activities (fall), Super Bowl party, Blitz Week activities (spring), Campus Programming, Association Coffeehouse Series, Christival (fall and spring), Thursday Night Live (student-led worship), A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega; Kappa Delta Epsilon; Phi Eta Sigma; Sigma Tau Delta; Theta Alpha Kappa;
  • Number of frats 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport West Palm Beach (5), Fort Lauderdale (50)
  • Distance to nearest train West Palm Beach (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus West Palm Beach (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 31%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 47%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 65%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 63%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (23%), men's dorms (13%), other housing options (64%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Children's Literature Collection
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Microforms 253,190
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 38,204
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Books in Library 106,736
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 236
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,976
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 27
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums Helen K. Persson Recital Hall; DeSantis Family Chapel
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,146
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis