Palm Beach Atlantic University Graduate Schools

Palm Beach Atlantic University (referred to as PBA) is a Private, 4 years school located in West Palm Beach, FL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Palm Beach Atlantic University is $13,556 in average. The school has 788 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,704 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Palm Beach Atlantic University (referred to as PBA) is a Private, 4 years school located in West Palm Beach, FL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1972 - Current[Estimated Date]).
PBA Directory Information
School NamePalm Beach Atlantic University (PBA)
Address901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone561-803-2000
Webhttps://www.pba.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.pba.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/index.html
Financial Infohttps://www.pba.edu/financial-aid/index.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Palm Beach Atlantic University is $13,556 in average. The school has 788 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,704 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 71 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,556
Student Population788
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs71 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Palm Beach Atlantic University is $13,556 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $720.
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Palm Beach Atlantic University is $13,556. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 22.83% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,080$440
2018-2019$10,260$460
2019-2020$10,260$580
2020-2021$10,440$596
2021-2022$12,960$596
The graduate school tuition & fees of PBA is average compared to private graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,411 (public) / $15,644 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Palm Beach Atlantic University$13,556
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Florida Graduate Schools$13,993$17,130
Public$9,987$24,411
Private$15,644
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $19,272 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Palm Beach Atlantic University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.57% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,420. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.57% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,660$5,154$8,776$5,678
2018-2019$10,120$6,286$9,142$7,274
2019-2020$10,410$7,090$9,565$7,925
2020-2021$10,722$7,237$9,869$8,090
2021-2022$11,026$7,394$10,174$8,246
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $720 at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 24.14% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$560
2018-2019$570
2019-2020$570
2020-2021$580
2021-2022$720
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Palm Beach Atlantic University
TuitionFees
Pharmacy$38,990$500

Graduate Programs at PBA

Palm Beach Atlantic University offers 16 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 288 students have completed their study at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Offered Degrees at Palm Beach Atlantic University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree131192
Doctor's degree - other3096
Total161288
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Palm Beach Atlantic University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Mental Health Counseling/Counselor program with 62 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 72 completers.
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers 16 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 288 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 192 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 96 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6$43,900
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
International/Global Studies5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Christian Studies2-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 8 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies7-
Divinity/Ministry1-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Counseling Psychology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 105 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling14$37,300
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling7-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor48-
Nursing Practice36-
Business [+] 60 completers-
Business Administration and Management22$57,500
Organizational Leadership32-
Accounting and Finance6-
Total192
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 96 completers-
Pharmacy67$109,300
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)4-
Nursing Practice25-
Total96

Graduate Student Population at PBA

For academic year 2021-2022, total 788 students enrolled into Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate schools where it has total 3,704 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 572 full-time and 216 part-time graduate students. By gender, 248 male and 540 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total788248540
Full-time572167405
Part-tme21681135
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 299 White (37.94%), 138 Black/African American (17.51%), 191 Hispanic (24.24%), 41 Asian (5.20%), and 119 students with other races. 50 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total788248540
American Indian/Native American000
Asian41932
Black/African American13835103
Hispanic19149142
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White29996203
Two More19316
Un-Known491930
Non-resident Alien503713
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 71 graduate students (9.01% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 299 graduate students (37.94% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total788
Enrolled Online Exclusively71
Enrolled Some Online Courses299
Not in Online Courses418

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