South Florida PBA University

West Palm Beach & South Florida

There’s a reason more than seven million visitors from around the world travel to Palm Beach County every year. The opportunities here—from surfing and scuba diving, to opera and art, to Fortune 500 companies and innovative start-ups—are among the best in the world. As a PBA student, they’ll be right outside your door.


Fun Beach DayFun in the Sun

We’re located along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway and just minutes from more than 50 miles of pristine beaches. You’ll find daily opportunities for surfing, scuba diving, paddleboarding, rowing, fishing, free diving, and taking in some of the most beautiful sunrises you’ll ever see. Nearby outlets include:

  • 164 golf courses and 54 parks
  • The Lake Trail
  • PGA National Resort & Spa
  • Grassy Waters Preserve
  • Peanut Island
  • Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Okeeheelee Park
  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
  • McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary
  • The Four Arts Botanical Gardens
  • Phipps Skate Park
  • Manatee Lagoon
  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center
  • Lion Country Safari
  • Palm Beach Zoo
  • Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
  • The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
  • Roger Dean Stadium (Jupiter)

Live PerformancesGet Starstruck

Some of the most talented artists in the world perform just minutes from our campus every year. And when it’s time to shop or grab a bite, CityPlace features eclectic shops and more than 30 restaurants. Nearby attractions include:

  • Norton Museum of Art
  • Palm Beach Opera
  • Palm Beach International Film Festival
  • Raymond Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
  • South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
  • Meyer Amphitheater
  • Northwood Village
  • Antique Row
  • Sunfest—Florida’s Largest Waterfront Music Festival
  • The Warehouse District
  • Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
  • Canvas Outdoor Museum
  • Art Palm Beach


Immerse Yourself

West Palm Beach is equally rich in resources and outlets for academic, internship and professional experiences. Some of these include:

  • Nearly 200 elementary, middle and high schools
  • Top companies like Northwestern Mutual, IBM, Pratt & Whitney and U.S. Foods
  • More than 150 biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical companies
  • More than 200 healthcare providers within 50 miles


Where the Action Is

Forbes has ranked West Palm Beach 41st for job growth in the entire nation, and in the top 40 of “Best Places for Business and Career.”


On the Leading Edge

Palm Beach County is home to elite biomedical tech facilities including Scripps Florida Research Institute and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience; and South Florida boasts the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.


Get In the Game

You’ll be just a few hours from catching the action provided by the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, NBA’s Miami Heat, MLB’s Miami Marlins and the NHL’s Florida Panthers.