Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

About Palm Beach State College

Palm Beach State College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a suburban area. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of at least 10,000 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate28,017
Student Age% Under 2566%
 % 25 and Over34%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time38%
 % Part-time62%
Race/Ethnicity% White48.3%
 % Black23.7%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino19.4%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown2.8%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,158
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,772
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid56%
 % Undergraduates with Loans8%
 % Undergraduates with Grants56%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,750
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,000
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Lake Worth Area

Median Age35.2
Median Household Income$37,288
Total Population35,220
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total56.1% 43.9%
 Age 0-957.8%42.2%
 Age 10-1760.7%39.3%
 Age 18-2458.5%41.5%
 Age 25-2962.2%37.8%
 Age 30-3956.9%43.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White71.3%
 % Black17.6%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino43.5%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$748
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50029.1%4.7%2.0%
 $500 to $74958.8%27.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9993.0%60.2%34.4%
 Over $10009.1%7.7%52.1%
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