Palm Beach State College.

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, FL4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Palm Beach State College

Palm Beach State College is a public college in Lake Worth, Florida. It is a member of the Florida College System.Palm Beach State College enrolls nearly 49,000 students in over 100 programs of study including bachelor of applied science, associate in arts and associate in science degree programs, and short-term certificates, as well as continuing education and avocational courses. In 2009, the college started its first baccalaureate program, a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Supervision & Management.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, and associate degrees
  • 26,335 students
  • 0.10 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Palm Beach State College

Environmental Science
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Environmental Science, Electronics Engineering Technology, Carpentry, Interior Design, Plumbing, Welding, Aviation Management, and Cosmetology.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Palm Beach State College was $8,732, while for in-state students it was $2,444. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $4,606.

The average financial aid at Palm Beach State College is $5,926. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $2,806 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Palm Beach State College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

44% of undergraduate students at Palm Beach State College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Palm Beach State College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800.

Diversity at Palm Beach State College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017