Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth

Lake Worth, FL

(Rating 4.2 based on 5 reviews)
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Overview

Palm Beach State College offers 345-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 30:1. 1 high safety campus. 42.9% are women, and 57.1% are men. 1% percents of international students. Palm Beach State College is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Palm Beach State College is 2391$, that is at the level of national average. 35% of full-time Palm Beach State College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $31,000, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Palm Beach State College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$2,391
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Palm Beach State College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$1,627
$30,001 - $48,000$2,838
$48,001 - $75,000$5,090
$75,001 - $110,000$6,492
$110,001+$7,463

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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8%

Salary After Attending

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$31,000

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

Graduation Rate

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35%
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Palm Beach State College graduation rate is below the national average.

35% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Palm Beach State College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time to completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Palm Beach State College is 30:1, that means that for every 30 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

30:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

616
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 4200 Congress Ave address in Lake Worth, Florida.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Palm Beach State College with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are motor vehicle theft, robbery, and burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Palm Beach State College offers 345 programs in total: 132 are for less than 1-year certificate programs, 114 - for Associate's degree, 75 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 15 - for 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs, and 9 are Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the highest number of programs in comparison with other 30 universities in Palm Beach county, with one of the highest number of Associate's degree , less than 1-year certificate, 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate and 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs offered. Palm Beach State College is one of the few institutions in Palm Beach that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

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All majors in Palm Beach State College

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Certificates:
Doctor's degree:

Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Biotechnology

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Palm Beach State College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

There is little to no parking. Poor planning and lack of foresight for an educational Institution. If you're looking to take classes at a campus where you can park, go to Boca.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Amazing Experience being among Strong Caring LeadershipSome people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I ❤❤❤ this school, the campus and staff.. I would recommend PBSC to everyone. Staff helpful & professors actually care.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

From registration, financial aid, advisors, to selecting classes, EVERYONE has been VERY HELPFUL & a DELIGHT at the LAKE WORTH campus. I take early classes so the bathrooms are VERY clean at this time, as well as the OVERALL campus. Even when I have to bring my munchkins, nobody looks at me crazy, if anything their MORE HELPFUL! I thought starting college would be DIFFICULT & they've made it VERY EASY for ALL! If your coming to further your education and raise your PAY GRADE, get your diploma/ certification here. I thought I may have to look over my shoulder yet even the students are VERY pleasant & I'm VERY COMF0RTABLE. I'm glad I'm finally getting my degree & HOPE this encourages others to do so as well. BTW there's a D&D on campus, perfect for PICK ME UP's!

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Great school, admire how much the teachers actually get involved with their students. Definitely recommend this school.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 4200 Congress Ave

Place: Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +5619677222

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: palmbeachstate.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

Online application: Go to the page

Net price calculator: Go to the page

Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: -

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