Palm Beach Atlantic University

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Basic Information

Address: 901 So. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Phone Number: 561-803-2000
Fax Number: 561-803-2023
President: William M. B. Fleming, Jr.

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Additional Information

School Type: university
Organization Affiliation: non-denominational
Degrees Offered:

B.A., B.G.S., B.S., B.Mus., B.S.N., D.N.P., M.A., M.Acc., M.B.A., M.Div., M.S., M.S.N., Pharm.D

School Size: 2,000 traditional day students
Classroom Size: 89% of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
School Holidays: Christmas, MLK Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, fall and spring breaks


Housing Availability:

On campus housing for 1,100 students

Housing Type:

Undergraduate annual tuition: $31,920

Financial Aid:

• 97% of all degree-seeking undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid

Disability Services:

The goal of the Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership office is to get you involved on campus, equipping you to embrace cultural diversity and empowering you to become leaders who value the contributions of all people in order to connect, grow and serve.


Interested in being involved in Student Government? Need to enhance your computer skills? Whatever your interests, Palm Beach Atlantic University likely has the club you need to express them.

Student clubs are moderated through the Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership office, located on the second floor of the Lassiter Student Center.


With more than 55 undergraduate programs, Palm Beach Atlantic likely has a major to interest you. Undergraduate academic schools include Arts and Sciences, Communication and Media, Education and Behavioral Studies, Ministry, Music & Fine Arts, Nursing, and the Rinker School of Business. PBA offers 11 master's degree programs in addition to a professional degrees in nurse practitioner and pharmacy.

Study Abroad:

The Rinker Center for Experiential Learning is a center for the entire PBA community. Built around the pillars of Study Abroad, Serve Abroad, Class Abroad and Faculty/Staff Abroad, RCEL encourages learning experientially so that students and faculty may enhance the knowledge and skills necessary for lifelong engagement, learning and leadership in the global community.

Studying abroad enriches students' lives by providing semester-long cultural experiences, serving abroad engages students' faith by providing opportunities to minister to the global community and enrolling in a class abroad enhances the learning experience by incorporating an international component into a PBA course.

Admissions Requirements:
  • Freshmen — you may apply to PBA after your junior year in high school
  • Transfer Students — you must be eligible to return to your previous school in good standing
  • International —  PBA is home to students from more than 50 countries
  • Dual Enrollment — you may enroll at PBA, even if you’re still in high school

To be considered for admission to PBA, you'll need:

Mission Statement:

The mission of Palm Beach Atlantic University is to prepare students for lifelong learning and leadership by offering excellent undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of study in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences and selected professions. Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private, independent university dedicated to the intentional integration of Christian principles. As a community of learners, the University provides students with a rigorous educational environment that leads to intellectual, spiritual and personal character development.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a comprehensive Christian university with a significant core emphasis in the liberal arts. Its purpose is to offer a curriculum of studies and a program of student activities dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals.

Social Media:

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