Palm Beach Atlantic University

Location West Palm Beach
Established 1968
Famous For Christian University


Palm Beach Atlantic University is one of the private Christian universities that is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. It was founded in 1968, and since then, the university has grown to become a comprehensive institution offering interesting study programs in a variety of fields. The university's mission is to prepare students to lead fulfilling lives of significance and be of service to their communities and the world.

The university offers over 50 undergraduate majors and 18 graduate programs, including degrees in nursing, education, business, ministry, and counselling, among others. PBA also offers a unique program in dance, which combines the study of dance with a liberal arts education.

Services for International Students

Palm Beach Atlantic University provides students with a supportive and engaging environment through various services like Health and Wellness Center, Campus Safety & Security, and Counseling Center. Campus Recreation serves as the central hub of health and outdoor offerings like kayaking, snorkelling, and boarding.


  • 331-440th in the National Universities by the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 282nd in Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 501-600th in the US by 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings


The university offers housing to students through six residence halls and Coastal Town Apartments. These accommodation options have a variety of facilities available and offer traditional rooms, suite-style living, and apartments-style living. 

About Location

Located in South Florida, West Palm Beach is the principal city of the Miami Metropolitan Area. Having a warm and sunny climate, the city is the perfect place for students who tend to enjoy the outdoors. In their free time, students can explore the many beautiful beaches and go for water sports. The city also has a thriving cultural scene and hosts a number of annual events. The city, overall, is great for students as it offers various job opportunities and has a welcoming environment.

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