P.B. Atlantic Ranked Among Best In The South

Palm Beach Atlantic University climbed five spots in the respected U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 edition. The university placed 52nd among the best universities in the South in the rankings released Sept. 10.

The publication includes rankings of more than 1,800 schools nationwide. To learn more about the U.S. News College Compass, which provides access to the most complete rankings and data, visit www.usnews.com. The 2019 ranking places Palm Beach Atlantic tied with Coastal Carolina (South Carolina), Columbia College (South Carolina) and Wingate University (North Carolina) in the top tier of regional universities in the South.

“As we enter our 50th year, Palm Beach Atlantic celebrates the vision of our founders, whose dream to establish a Christ-first university in South Florida has flourished, producing outstanding graduates who are leaders in their workplaces and in their communities,” President William M.B. Fleming Jr. said. “We look forward to another banner year with strong enrollment and sound financial footing.”

U.S. News also ranked Palm Beach Atlantic 34th (tie) among Best Colleges for Veterans, 38th in Best Value Schools and 16th (tie) in Most Innovative Schools.

U.S. News gathers data from each college on key indicators of academic excellence. Each factor is assigned a weight that reflects a judgment about how much a measure matters. Finally, the colleges and universities in each category are ranked against their peers, based on their composite weighted score. To find more information on the Best Colleges 2019 rankings methodology, visit www.usnews.com/collegemeth.