Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796

School Details

Palm Beach State College was founded in 1933 as Florida's first public junior college. What was once Palm Beach Junior College has gone through a multitude of changes over the years. In 1965, the school merged with Roosevelt Junior College. The institution changed its name to Palm Beach Community College in 1988. It became what it is today, Palm Beach State College, in 2010. Today, Palm Beach State College functions under the mission “to create and sustain a dynamic teaching and learning environment that provides a high-quality, accessible, affordable education, preparing students to contribute and compete ethically and successfully in a diverse global community."

Students have a variety of academic options at Palm Beach State College, which can earn students a variety of bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees, and certificate and post-secondary adult vocational programs. Palm Beach State College offers some classes that can be completed online.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Bachelor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    29,974
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    8,998
  • Percent Admitted:
    Open admissions policy
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

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