Palm Beach Atlantic is on a 100-acre campus in the urban setting of West Palm Beach, Florida, not far from Miami-Dade County and Broward County.
Palm Beach Atlantic has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Palm Beach Atlantic does not have fraternities or sororities.
Palm Beach Atlantic has the Impact Leadership Team. In fact, more students participate in the Impact Leadership Team than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Palm Beach Atlantic include Nursing Student Association, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Student Government and Sigma Alpha Omega.
Palm Beach Atlantic students' favorite campus traditions are Christival, Paradise Weekend and Sailfish Cup.
This table offers information on housing at Palm Beach Atlantic.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||52%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,216|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,104|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||48%|
Palm Beach Atlantic offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Palm Beach Atlantic students live on campus. In 2022, 52% of undergrads at Palm Beach Atlantic lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 48% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Palm Beach Atlantic. There are 1,216 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,837 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,104 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Palm Beach Atlantic offers coed housing.
At Palm Beach Atlantic there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Palm Beach Atlantic:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Palm Beach Atlantic University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Palm Beach Atlantic campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Palm Beach Atlantic offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Palm Beach Atlantic, take Interstate 95 to West Palm Beach, FL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Palm Beach International airport.
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