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Study at Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Atlantic University, also known as PBA, is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. It was established in the year 1968 by Dr. Jess C. Moody, who was the pastor of the First Baptist Church, West Palm Beach. The university offers its students over 60 major academic programs. The nine academic schools of PBA are:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Communication and Media
  • Education and Behavioral Studies
  • Gregory School of Pharmacy
  • MacArthur School of Leadership
  • Ministry
  • Music and Fine Arts
  • Nursing
  • Rinker School of Business
The male students of PBA participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, and cross country. The female students participate in tennis, softball, basketball, volleyball, cross country, and soccer.

Profile of Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

PBA West Palm Beach is in a small city, in West Palm Beach, FL. The school has a Interdenominational religious affiliation. PBA West Palm Beach is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at PBA West Palm Beach include media, medicine, drama and performing arts, and business and management.

PBA West Palm Beach Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. of people who applied to PBA West Palm Beach in 2007, 41% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 490 to 590 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 490 and 590.

Student Enrolment

PBA West Palm Beach, in 2007, had 3, 291 students (2, 998 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Most students at the school attend full-time. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at PBA West Palm Beach belong to the Other for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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. "

PBA West Palm Beach Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management308organizational behavior, business management, accounting and finance, marketing, international business, business administration, entrepreneurship
Therapy and Counselling82psychology, Counselling psychology, marriage and family therapy, substance abuse Counselling
Religion and Philosophy54theology, bible studies, Christian studies, missionary studies, philosophy, religious music, religion
Media52communication studies, organizational communications, radio and television, media and digital communications, journalism
Education and Teaching50elementary school teaching, school Counselling, music teaching, physical education teaching, math teaching, reading teaching, art education, history teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts48general studies, English, political science, history, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine29registered nursing
Drama and Performing Arts12stagecraft, dance, drama, acting, playwriting and screenwriting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10health and physical education, athletic trainer
Music7voice, music, music performance
Photography and Commercial Art5cinematography
Design4graphic design
Fine Arts3fine arts

Contact: PBA West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

General Phone: (561) 803-2000


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