PBA’s vibrant South Florida setting offers unmatched professional, cultural, and recreational options.Florida Opportunities
PBA graduates achieve in every field and industry, thanks in part to comprehensive career services.Careers & Outcomes
PBA emphasizes both academic and devotional growth, guiding students to discover their whole potential.Academics & Faith
There’s an energy, environment and community at PBA unlike any other college or university in America. Our people are guided by their Christian values. Our academic offerings are proven and respected by top employers and elite graduate institutions. And our setting in the heart of West Palm Beach brings boundless academic, entertainment, recreational and professional opportunities.
The only thing that would make our community even better, is you.
Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs are ranked and respected. The Frederick M. Supper Honors Program offers distinctive, elevated learning opportunities. Our six Centers of Excellence will deepen your knowledge and skills. Our faculty of top-tier scholars will know you, your hopes and your dreams. All of this combines to form an academic experience that will prepare you to lead at the highest levels.
The Christian world view that permeates our campus, community and culture adds a unique dimension to the PBA learning experience. From its presence in the academic curriculum, to weekly chapel to service learning and mission trips, this faith-based foundation will shape your experience and prepare you with the kind of ethical, principled outlook that today’s employers value.
Living and learning in West Palm Beach, you’ll be surrounded by the unparalleled opportunities of South Florida.
Through PBA’s unique Workship Program, you’ll be able to improve communities and lives down the street, around South Florida or in countries across the globe. Help build homes for those in need. Assist with natural disaster recovery efforts. Tutor and mentor youngsters in after school programs. And pack meals for families living in underserved communities. To date, PBA students have volunteered 3.3 million hours of service through Workship.
Our graduates are consistently accepted into elite graduate programs at schools such as Cambridge, Northwestern and Vanderbilt. They far surpass state and national averages on professional certification exams. And they’re sought after by some of the world’s most respected organizations, with names like Ernst & Young, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the Central Intelligence Agency.
“Palm Beach Atlantic instilled values in me—integrity, honesty, spirituality, optimism, positive work ethic, and more—all of which I continue to live out in my place of work. I was prepared beyond words for real-life public relations. The academic rigor of the courses equipped me to be able to handle most anything that is thrown at me in the world of work.”
- Katrina Dawe ‘16, Public Relations
Our student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 means faculty will mentor you.
West Palm Beach ranked 20th on Forbes’ list of best places for job growth.
With over 50 majors you can connect your passion, purpose and calling.