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PBA at a glance

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a comprehensive, interdenominational Christian university founded in 1968.


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E N R O L L M E N T 

(Fall 2020)

  • Total 3,704:
    •  2,137 traditional day (West Palm Beach)
    •  236 evening adult (West Palm Beach, Orlando and online)
    •  437 master’s (West Palm Beach, Orlando and online)
    • 251 professional in pharmacy
    •  103 professional in nursing practice
    •  540 dual‐enrolled students
  • 1,104 residential students
  •  18,000+ alumni  


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F A C U L T Y 


  • Undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 12 to 1
  • Average day undergraduate class size: 17
  • 89% of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 87% of full-time teaching faculty hold the highest degree in their field
  • 163 full-time instructional faculty
  • 0 teaching assistants


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A C A D E M I C  P R O G R A M S

  • 55 undergraduate majors
  • Evening undergraduate degree programs in business administration, ministry, nursing (for RN professionals), organizational leadership, and community psychology (on campus and online)
  • Graduate degree programs in accountancy, business administration (specializations in accounting, finance, marketing, and generalist), counseling (specializations in marriage, couple and family counseling, mental health counseling, school guidance counseling and counseling generalist [non licensure]), computer science, divinity, education leadership, global development, leadership (on campus and online; specializations in corporate, non‐profit, and organizational leadership), and nursing
  • Professional degree programs in health systems leadership, nursing practice, and pharmacy
  • Degrees offered: B.A., BGS, B.S., B.Mus., BSN, D.N.P., M.A., M.Acc., M.B.A., M. Div., M. Div./M.B.A., M.S., M.S.N.,Pharm.D., and Pharm.D./M.B.A.
  • 423,000+ library volumes (books and audio‐visual material)
  • International study available in Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, France, India, Italy, Jordan, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, and Uganda



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  • Member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, Sunshine State Conference 



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A C C R E D I T A T I O N  S T A T E M E N T

View the accreditation statement as well as specialized accreditations, certifications or licensures from other organizations here