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Palm Beach Atlantic Admission Requirements

West Palm Beach, Florida

Chances of getting into Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.3%
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 school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #52 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,376 out of 1,444 applicants were admitted making Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Palm Beach Atlantic SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1220
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 630
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 requires 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. The school 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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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
1220 and Above Good >97%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 95%-97%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 92%-95%
890 to 1000 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 890 Low <87%
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Palm Beach Atlantic ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
ACT Scores for Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
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 26
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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >97%
23 to 26 Avg + 95%-97%
20 to 23 Avg - 92%-95%
17 to 20 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 17 Low <87%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach. 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 #21 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 95% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 961 483 1,444
Accepted 914 462 1,376
Acceptance Rate 95% 96% 95%
Enrolled 344 182 526
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 39% 38%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

95% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1220. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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