Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

Palm Beach Atlantic University says, "The General Education program at Palm Beach Atlantic University is the unifying educational experience for all undergraduate students. By initiating students into the liberal arts and sciences, the General Education program promotes the Guiding Principles of the university and provides a shared intellectual and spiritual frame of reference that unites the campus. By fostering the love of learning, creative expression, critical inquiry, and vibrant faith, the General Education program plays a vital role in the formation of virtuous citizens." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,003
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:43%
  • Tuition & Fees:$29,950 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because the "Science" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Palm Beach Atlantic University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/18/2018


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