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Palm Beach Atlantic Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Admission Difficulty for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Palm Beach Atlantic and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Palm Beach Atlantic is 92%.  It ranks #48 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,450 out of 1,581 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1000/1210 ACT 20/27). Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.36. 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 74% of students submitted SAT scores and 50% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Palm Beach Atlantic SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach?

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. Palm Beach Atlantic ranks #20 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >95%
1105 to 1210 Avg + 92%-95%
1000 to 1105 Avg - 87%-92%
895 to 1000 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 895 Low <80%
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Palm Beach Atlantic ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
ACT Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Palm Beach Atlantic?

Admission data indicates that Palm Beach Atlantic regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >95%
23 to 27 Avg + 92%-95%
20 to 23 Avg - 88%-92%
17 to 20 Reach 82%-88%
Less than 17 Low <82%
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Palm Beach Atlantic GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.36*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Palm Beach Atlantic. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Palm Beach Atlantic accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.36 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,083 498 1,581
Accepted 1,002 448 1,450
Acceptance Rate 93% 90% 92%
Enrolled 346 180 526
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 40% 36%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136330 IPEDS survey data for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach.

FAQs

Does Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach prefer SAT or ACT?

74% of students submit their SAT scores to Palm Beach Atlantic. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to Palm Beach Atlantic. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1210. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.