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Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in West Palm Beach, Florida. West Palm Beach is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

$36,835 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
90% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Palm Beach Atlantic University?


Contact details for Palm Beach Atlantic are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-803-2000

How Do I Get Into Palm Beach Atlantic?

You can apply to Palm Beach Atlantic online at:

Admission Requirements for Palm Beach Atlantic

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Palm Beach Atlantic?

90% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
77% Submit SAT Scores
Since Palm Beach Atlantic has an acceptance rate of 90%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.

Average Test Scores

About 77% of students accepted to Palm Beach Atlantic submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 630. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University  ( 520 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University  ( 510 to 610 )
Palm Beach Atlantic received ACT scores from 31% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University  ( 20 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University  ( 20 to 26 )

Can I Afford Palm Beach Atlantic University?

$36,835 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
1.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Palm Beach Atlantic is $36,835. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Palm Beach Atlantic, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $6,883 a year. That adds up to $27,532 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Palm Beach Atlantic is 1.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Palm Beach Atlantic University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,136 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,837 undergraduate students at Palm Beach Atlantic, with 2,136 being full-time and 701 being part-time.


There are also 850 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,136 full-time undergraduates at Palm Beach Atlantic, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Palm Beach Atlantic University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 39
Black or African American 201
Hispanic or Latino 340
White 1,318
International Students 73
Other Races/Ethnicities 165

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Palm Beach Atlantic University. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 61 countries are represented at Palm Beach Atlantic. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bahamas, Canada, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Palm Beach Atlantic University

231 Took All Classes Online
1,517 Took At Least One Class Online
27.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 15 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Palm Beach Atlantic. In 2020-2021, 1,517 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Palm Beach Atlantic has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Palm Beach Atlantic

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Palm Beach Atlantic University was 27.3%. This is the #611 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Palm Beach Atlantic regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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