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Palm Beach State College

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Lake Worth, FL

$2,424

Avg in-state tuition

$8,712

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Palm Beach State College

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Palm Beach State College is a large public college located on a suburban campus in Lake Worth, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,666, and admissions are selective. The college offers 3 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 29:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $2,424, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $8,712.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

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Graduation Rate Insight

44% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores --

High school transcript --

High school rank --

Letter of recommendation --

High school GPA --

Open admission Yes

Completion of college prep program --

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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27k

Students enrolled

96%

Online student enrollment

29:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Demographics

Hispanic

32%

White

30%

Black

26%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

59% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

59%

State Grant Aid

37%

Institution Grant Aid

14%

Pell Grant

59%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,666
State Grant Aid $1,760
Institution Grant Aid $1,815
Pell Grant Aid $3,973

Financial Outlook

$7k

Average student debt after graduation

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NJCAA Division I

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

2

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

Resource

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.