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About

ONE PACE PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10038

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About Pace...

  • Common App Accepted
  • Private
  • SAT/ACT Optional
  • Some Online Degrees

Athletic Division

NCAA Division II (with football)

Athletic Conference

Northeast-10 Conference

  • New York
  • Manhattan

From Pace University

Wake up to the iconic skyline. Step out into the action. Wall Street, Silicon Alley, the downtown arts scene... Grab a Citibike and ride to Broadway or hop on a subway to the Met. NYC is your campus—and your springboard.

New York is where innovation, creativity, and power meet. And it's all yours. When you're ready to recharge, Pace's state-of-the-art facilities are here for you. Study and lounge at the Fishbowl. Meet friends at the Student Center. Then kick back in your residence hall nearby.

Build the foundations for an outstanding career at Pace University in New York, where exceptional academic preparation is combined with impressive internship opportunities and employer connections. Whether you choose to study at the University’s urban campus in Lower Manhattan or our suburban campus in Westchester County, you’ll find an ideal setting to work toward your personal and professional ambitions.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Oct24

    Performing Arts Tours

    NYC Campus

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    Tours for students interested in the School of Performing Arts programs. Visitors will be given an academic presentation about the specifics of the programs, the audition process, and a tour of the Performing Arts Spaces. The tours will be led by students majoring in these programs.

    Tours for students interested in the School of Performing Arts programs. Visitors will be given an academic presentation about the specifics of the programs, the audition process, and a tour of the Performing Arts Spaces. The tours will be led by students majoring in these programs.

  2. Oct29

    Performing Arts Tours

    NYC Campus

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    Tours for students interested in the School of Performing Arts programs. Visitors will be given an academic presentation about the specifics of the programs, the audition process, and a tour of the Performing Arts Spaces. The tours will be led by students majoring in these programs.

    Tours for students interested in the School of Performing Arts programs. Visitors will be given an academic presentation about the specifics of the programs, the audition process, and a tour of the Performing Arts Spaces. The tours will be led by students majoring in these programs.

  3. Oct31

    Performing Arts Tours

    NYC Campus

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    Tours for students interested in the School of Performing Arts programs. Visitors will be given an academic presentation about the specifics of the programs, the audition process, and a tour of the Performing Arts Spaces. The tours will be led by students majoring in these programs.

    Tours for students interested in the School of Performing Arts programs. Visitors will be given an academic presentation about the specifics of the programs, the audition process, and a tour of the Performing Arts Spaces. The tours will be led by students majoring in these programs.

    (Video) Virtual Event: NYC Campus Tour
  4. Nov1

    Business Programs Campus Tour

    NYC Campus

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    These special interest campus tours are available for prospective undergraduate students interested in the Lubin School of Business majors on the New York City and Westchester campuses. In addition to a general campus tour, visitors will have the opportunity to meet an Lubin faculty representative, tour the facilities used by the program, and whenever possible, will be guided around campus by a current student majoring in the academic discipline.

    These special interest campus tours are available for prospective undergraduate students interested in the Lubin School of Business majors on the New York City and Westchester campuses. In addition to a general campus tour, visitors will have the opportunity to meet an Lubin faculty representative, tour the facilities used by the program, and whenever possible, will be guided around campus by a current student majoring in the academic discipline.

Branch Campuses

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Admissions

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

February 15

Acceptance Rate

83%

SAT Range

1060-1240

ACT Range

22-28

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accepts Common App

Yes

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Cost

Net Price

$32,886/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$31,089/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

96%

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Academics

Professors

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Student Faculty Ratio

10:1

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

78%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.129 responses

57%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.161 responses

56%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.162 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Nursing

    223 Graduates

  • Business

    170 Graduates

  • Accounting

    133 Graduates

  • Communications

    125 Graduates

  • Finance

    125 Graduates

  • Advertising

    104 Graduates

  • Economics

    73 Graduates

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

    69 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration

    59 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    56 Graduates

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Why Pace

Pace is all about getting you where you want to go. Small classes. Personal mentorship. Powerful academic support. A real-world, future-forward curriculum. And every opportunity to learn by doing—because experience matters.

Online

Online Programs Offered

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

1

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

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Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

1

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    77%

  • On Campus

    2%

  • Online

    21%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

7,336Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

658

Undergrads Over 25

5%

Pell Grant

30%

Varsity Athletes

5%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

123 responses

  • The school is too diverse to put a label.

    33%

  • Self-motivated

    24%

  • Enthusiastic

    15%

  • Open-minded

    8%

  • Mediocre

    6%

  • Snooty and mediocre

    6%

  • Snooty

    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

72%

Poll

38%

of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.195 responses

Poll

47%

of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.220 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

134 responses

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  • Expensive

    35%

  • Prepares you for real working world/environment

    16%

  • Excellent

    16%

  • Refreshing

    7%

  • YAAAAAAAASSS!

    6%

  • Reinventing

    5%

  • A joke

    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$60,300/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

59%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

91%

National

83%

89%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.109 responses

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Pace University Reviews

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FAQs

Is Pace University a good University? ›

Pace University is ranked #234 out of 443 National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

What is Pace University known for? ›

Its roots are in Accounting, and many know Pace for its historically strong business and entrepreneurial spirit, but Pace has grown into a comprehensive university over its 100 year history offering quality programs in computer science, nursing, education, the arts and sciences as well as business.

Is Pace University hard to get into? ›

Pace admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 83%. Students that get into Pace have an average SAT score between 1060-1240 or an average ACT score of 22-28. The regular admissions application deadline for Pace is February 15. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision.

What is unique about Pace University? ›

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. We are at the forefront of creating opportunity and that mission is expressed in our motto: Opportunitas.

Is Pace an Ivy League school? ›

Is Pace University Ivy League? Pace University is not one of the eight Ivy League Schools. Similarly, it's not included on the lists of various Ivy League equivalents. Some of them include the Public Ivies, Little Ivies, Hidden Ivies, New Ivies, Southern Ivies, Black Ivies, and Ivy Plus.

Is a degree from Pace University worth it? ›

Below Average Value Nationwide

Pace University - New York is ranked #2,092 out of 2,223 for value nationwide. Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Pace University - New York is overpriced for the quality education it provides.

Is Pace University a dry campus? ›

Alcohol – beer and wine are the only types of alcohol permitted on campus, and only in rooms where all residents and guests present are 21 years of age and older (other restrictions apply)

Is Pace University Liberal? ›

Pace University

#7 Most Liberal Colleges in New York.

Why should I attend Pace University? ›

Ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University's Opportunity Insights, Pace University provides a transformative education for its diverse students - academically, professionally, and socioeconomically.

What GPA do you need to get into NYU? ›

Most students admitted to NYU have an unweighted GPA of 3.7 or above, so you'll need to have at least a 3.7 to be seriously evaluated. To meet the NYU GPA requirements, you'll have to score primarily A's and A-'s on your high school courses.

What is the average GPA at NYU? ›

The average GPA at NYU is 3.69. This makes NYU Strongly Competitive for GPAs. (Most schools use a weighted GPA out of 4.0, though some report an unweighted GPA.

What GPA do you need for Pace? ›

Applicants are required to have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Is Pace University competitive? ›

The acceptance rate at Pace University is 75.9%.

For every 100 applicants, 76 are admitted. This means the school is lightly selective. The school will have their expected requirements for GPA and SAT/ACT scores. If you meet their requirements, you're almost certain to get an offer of admission.

What GPA do you need for Pace University? ›

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent (SAT 1060/1240 ACT 22/28). Pace University New York typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.5.

Why should I attend Pace University? ›

Ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University's Opportunity Insights, Pace University provides a transformative education for its diverse students - academically, professionally, and socioeconomically.

Is Pace University a dry campus? ›

Alcohol – beer and wine are the only types of alcohol permitted on campus, and only in rooms where all residents and guests present are 21 years of age and older (other restrictions apply)

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