March 23, 2021

PBA at a Glance

Enlightening Minds Research Review 2021

Our Students

  • Total 3,687 (Fall 2021)
  • 2,058 traditional day (West Palm Beach)
  • 217 evening adult (West Palm Beach, Orlando and online)
  • 503 master’s students (West Palm Beach, Orlando and online)
  • 311 professional doctoral students
  • 36 Ph.D. students
  • 560 dual-enrolled students
  • 1,179 residential students
  • Nearly 19,000 alumni since 1968

Academic Excellence

Highly-Qualified & Caring Faculty

  • Undergrad student-faculty ratio: 12 to 1
  • Avg. day undergraduate class size: 16
  • 90% of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 87% of full-time teaching faculty hold the highest degree in their field
  • 158 full-time teaching faculty

8 PBA graduates selected for prestigious Fulbright awards in just 4 years!

Academic Programs 

  • 64 undergraduate majors
  • 15 master’s programs
  •  doctoral programs (DNP, Pharm.D. and Ph.D. in practical theology)
  • Graduate degrees in business, computer science, counseling, divinity, educational leadership, global development, leadership and nursing

Schools & Colleges 

College of the Arts

Marshall E. Rinker Sr. School of Business

School of Education and Behavioral Studies

School of Health Professions

Catherine T. Catherine T. MacArthur School

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

School of Ministry

School of Nursing

Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy

Centers of Excellence

Center for Biblical Leadership

Center for Integrative Science Learning

David and Leighan Rinker Center for Experiential Learning

Gregory Center for Medical Missions

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy

Titus Center for Franchising


Accreditation Statement

Palm Beach Atlantic University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the following degrees: bachelor’s, master’s, doctor of pharmacy, doctor of nursing practice, and doctor of philosophy. For questions about the accreditation of Palm Beach Atlantic University, contact the Commission on Colleges at: 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 404.679.4500 or

For More Information:

Dr. Nathan Lane, Associate Provost

(561) 803-2754

Palm Beach Atlantic University

901 South Flagler Drive

P.O. Box 24708

West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708

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