Palm Beach State College Overview
Located in Lake Worth, Florida, Palm Beach State College is a public institution. Lake Worth is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Palm Beach State College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Palm Beach State College is the bachelor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
Palm Beach State College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Palm Beach State College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Palm Beach State College.
Where Is Palm Beach State College?
Contact details for Palm Beach State College are given below.
|Address:||4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796|
How Do I Get Into Palm Beach State College?
You can apply to Palm Beach State College online at: www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions
Can I Afford Palm Beach State College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Palm Beach State College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $3,642 a year. That adds up to $14,568 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Palm Beach State College is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Palm Beach State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 8,139 full-time undergraduates at Palm Beach State College, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Palm Beach State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,018|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,621|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Palm Beach State College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 70 countries are represented at Palm Beach State College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Venezuela, and CuraÃ§ao.
Online Learning at Palm Beach State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Palm Beach State College has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Palm Beach State College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Palm Beach State College was 9.9%. This is the #1,344 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Palm Beach State College regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Palm Beach State College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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