International Admissions

A Place Like None Other

PBA offers international students a unique opportunity—the beauty of a beach-side campus, the opportunities of a metropolitan city, and the excellence of a rigorous academic institution. Most importantly, we offer a life-changing Christian community where students like you are enfolded in support, even as you’re challenged to explore, lead, and discern your calling in God’s world.

PBA's International Community

Students from all over the globe choose PBA, forming a tight-knit community of international students who help to shape the diverse and hospitable culture that the campus is known for.

75 Countries

PBA students represent 75 nations.

30% International Students

30 percent of our international students are from the Caribbean.

20% International Students

20 percent of our international students are from Latin America and South America.

How to Apply

The International Student Services office, together with your personal admissions counselor, is here to help at every step. Navigating application admission requirements has never been more accessible.

Review Requirements

An application, transcripts, and an English exam may be required.


Complete Your Application

Complete your free online application here or on the Common App website.

Complete Your Application

Submit Your Transcripts

Submit your official high school transcript (with official transcript evaluation for non-U.S.-accredited schools).


English Proficiency

Submit your official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo Score to show English language proficiency. Visit the International Requirements page for more details on admission requirements and exceptions.

Test Scores

ACT and SAT scores for freshmen are NOT required, but may be sent either along with or after your PBA application has been submitted, to be considered for bonus scholarships.

School Codes

Apply for Scholarships & Aid

International students are eligible for many scholarships and other forms of financial aid.

How to Apply for Aid

Your Student Visa

If you are not a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder, you will need to apply for an F-1 student visa to study at PBA. Once you decide to enroll at PBA and after you submit a $300 enrollment deposit, our International Student Services office will assist you with obtaining an I-20 form, the first step in the visa process. You can contact for assistance, and plan on completing your application for admission and visa application as early as possible to allow for sufficient processing time.

Why PBA?

Our Campus

A beautiful chapel, first-class facilities, dorms with an ocean view, and a Chick-fil-A on campus. What more could you ask for? We’re proud of the amenities PBA offers for athletes, scholars, believers, and leaders. There’s no better place to spend your college years.

Our Programs

Our top-ranked academics set students up for success with high acceptance rates to graduate schools, alumni working at the world’s best-known companies and institutions, and a network of Sailfish excelling in their fields all over the world.

Christian Community

From the President to the dining hall staff, from your roommate to your teammates, the community at PBA is what makes us most special. We care deeply for one another and help spur each other on toward a more faithful, more impactful life, centered in Christ.

Career Readiness

Our hands-on academics set students up for success. PBA graduates are working in some of the world’s best-known companies, most impactful organizations, and most compassionate careers—leaning on the curiosity, ingenuity, and skills for professional life that they acquired at PBA.

Connect With Other International Students

There are international students participating in every part of PBA’s campus life—in clubs and organizations, in residence halls and sports teams, in laboratories and leadership positions. You’ll connect with friends from close to home and from a world away at PBA.

Learn More About the Admissions Process

If you have questions, we can definitely get you answers. We’re ready to help ensure you feel confident, empowered, and ready to take your next step as a Sailfish. Connect with a caring and supportive counselor now!

Take the Next Step

Don’t wait! Your life-changing journey to PBA can begin right now.

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