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Palm Beach State at a Glance


President: Ava L. Parker, J.D.

Classes began: November 14, 1933

Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
(Some vocational programs also are accredited by separate agencies)

Type of institution: Public college

Calendar: Semester plan, with summer terms

2016-17 enrollment:
Total annual unduplicated headcount 49,030
Credit/college preparatory 41,765
Noncredit only 7,265

Fall 2016 end-of-term credit/college prep


2016-17 awards:
Total awards: 7,182
Degree awards:  
Associate in arts (AA) 3,643
Associate in science (AS) 702*
Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) 304
Bachelor of Science (BS) 68
Certificate awards:  
Postsecondary adult vocational (PSAV) certificate 1,154
College credit certificate (CCC)  1,142
Applied technology diploma (ATD) 69
Educator Prep Institute (EPI)  38
Advanced technical certificate (ATC) 43
Apprenticeship (split from PSAV)  19
* Includes three (3) associate in applied science degrees.   
2016-17 FTE:
Total FTE (Florida DOE definition) 21,020
Fundable 20,771
Non-fundable 249


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