Palm Beach State College

Public, Four-years School Located in Lake Worth, FL

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How much is the Palm Beach State tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Palm Beach State's tuition & fees is $3,050 for Florida residents and $10,910 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,730 for Florida residents and $33,590 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Palm Beach State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$3,050
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,910
Books & Supplies Costs$2,700
Off-campus Room & Board$12,825
Off-campus Expenses$7,155
2023-2024 Estimates
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$3,050
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,910

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Palm Beach State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $43,640 at Palm Beach State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $43,632. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $28,784.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Sophomore (2024-25)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Junior (2025-26)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Senior (2026-27)$10,910$10,908$7,196
4 Years Total$43,640$43,632$28,784
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Sophomore (2025-26)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Junior (2026-27)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Senior (2027-28)$10,910$10,908$7,196
4 Years Total$43,640$43,632$28,784
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Sophomore (2026-27)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Junior (2027-28)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Senior (2028-29)$10,910$10,908$7,196
4 Years Total$43,640$43,632$28,784
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Sophomore (2027-28)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Junior (2028-29)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Senior (2029-30)$10,910$10,908$7,196
4 Years Total$43,640$43,632$28,784
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Sophomore (2028-29)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Junior (2029-30)$10,910$10,908$7,196
Senior (2030-31)$10,910$10,908$7,196
4 Years Total$43,640$43,632$28,784

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Palm Beach State' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $9,086.
In-StateOut-of-State
Palm Beach State College$3,050$10,910
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Florida Four-years Colleges$16,838
Public Schools$4,270$9,086
Private Schools$18,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Palm Beach State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Palm Beach State CollegeLake Worth, FL$3,050$10,910
Broward CollegeFort Lauderdale, FL$2,830$8,952
The College of the Florida KeysKey West, FL$3,276$13,162
Gulf Coast State CollegePanama City, FL$2,370$8,635
Lake-Sumter State CollegeLeesburg, FL$3,292$13,276
Miami Dade CollegeMiami, FL$2,838$9,661
North Florida CollegeMadison, FL$2,994$11,460
Santa Fe CollegeGainesville, FL$2,563$9,189
Tallahassee Community CollegeTallahassee, FL$2,026$8,062
Valencia CollegeOrlando, FL$2,474$9,383
City College-MiamiMiami, FL$13,695$16,680

Financial Aid and COA

At Palm Beach State College, 22,297 students (92%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,712.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Palm Beach State is $29,878 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,936 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,996 and the average amount of student loans is $4,694.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,730$33,590
Tuition & Fees$3,050$10,910
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,680$22,680
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,018$29,878
Average Financial Aid$3,712$3,712
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship22,29792%$3,712
Pell Grants9,25038%$3,026
Federal Student Loan2,2189%$5,428
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,93691%-
Grants or Scholarships1,93691%$5,996
Federal Grants1,93691%$4,858
Pell Grants1,13753%$5,683
Other Federal Grants1,93591%$1,521
State/Local Grants78637%$2,191
Institutional Grants39819%$1,210
Student Loan Aid23011%$4,694
Federal Student Loans23011%$4,694
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,8031,803$6,151
0-30,0001,0221,022$6,707
30,001-48,000301301$7,927
48,001-75,000220220$5,526
75,001-110,000124124$2,969
110,001 or more136136$1,961

Student Population

Palm Beach State College has a total of 24,223 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 9,452 male students and 14,699 female students attending Palm Beach State. The school offers online degree programs and 11,450 students enrolled online exclusively (47.27% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate24,151 9,45214,699

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL
Phone561-967-7222
WEBwww.palmbeachstate.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered143 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population24,223
Graduation Rate42%
Transfer-out Rate13%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate27 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties340 (Full-time), 726 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,148 (Full-time), 967 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$58,272
Average Staff Salary$56,040