Pace University

New York City Campus

Campus Description

For over 100 years Pace University has produced thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace enrolls nearly 13,000 students in Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.At Pace, diverse students in graduate and undergraduate programs take advantage of more than 100 potential specializations in the liberal arts and sciences, business, law, health, education, and computer science. Pace enhances students' experiences with one of the metropolitan area's largest cooperative education and internship program. The University draws strength from campuses in three parts of the New York metropolitan area, all ideally located near world class centers of finance, accounting, media, healthcare, performing arts and information technology. This enables Pace to offer students choices of living and learning experiences especially focused on professional careers with opportunities for improving their lives and the lives of others. The quintessentially-urban campus in New York City is blocks from Wall Street and the South Street Seaport. The traditional suburban collegiate setting in Pleasantville, New York, is in the heart of beautiful Westchester County, and the White Plains campus contains a 13-acre Law School. Pace combines the benefits and resources of a large university with the warmth and personal attention usually associated with a small college, with undergraduate class sizes averaging only 21 students. Campus housing is available on each campus.

Student Information Center, 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038

Toll-free 800.874.PACE or 212.346.1323

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Degrees Offered

Associate, Bachelor’s, Certificates, Post-Bachelor’s Certificate, Master’s, Post-Master’s Certificate, Doctorate (Research/Scholarship, Professional Practice).


Varsity Sports: Women's: volleyball, cheerleading, dance, field hockey, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, basketball, softball, lacrosse. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, lacrosse, swimming/diving. Varsity sports are available on the Pleasantville campus.

 Intramural Sports: badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, futsal, soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, whiffleball.

Clubs and Activities

ASCEND, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Future Business Leaders at Pace University, League Launchers, National Association of Black Accountants, Pace Advertising Club, Pace Hospitality and Tourism Association, Pace Investment Club, Pace University Marketing Association, Tri-Beta, Chemistry Club, Criminal Justice Society, Forensic Science Students Organization, Global Bridges, Her Campus, Institute for Operations Research & Management Science (INFORMS), Law Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, Pace Computing Society, Pace Esports, Pace Riemann Institute for Math Enthusiasts, Pace Women in Tech, Pro-FASHION-als, Psi Chi, National Speech Language Hearing Association, Spoon University, Student Veterans Association, Black Student Union, Caribbean Student Association, Filipino Youth International, Hillel, International Student Club, Lavender Ladies, Mixed Martial Arts Club, Muslim Students Association, Pace Christian Fellowship, Queer Society, Sabor Latino, Students Supporting Israel, Study Abroad Club, Allied Students for Recovery, Generation Citizen, Pace Rotaract Club, Students for Justice in Palestine, Pre-Professional Medical Society, A Capella Club, Aphros Literary Magazine, Cyber Security Club, Legend Yearbook, Pace Press Newspaper, Pace University Film Club, Pace University Paranormal Society, POP-TV, Programming and Campus Entertainment Board, Stand-Up Productions, WPUB Radio Station, Sketch Comedy, Take 2, The Smash Society at Pace University, Budget Allocation Council, Student Government Association, Kappa Sigma, Sigma Lamda Beta, Zeta Beta Tau, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Delta, Sigma, Delta Tau.

Featured Programs

Pforzheimer Honors College (and Business Honors Program); Career Services.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 5,811 (Full-time: 2,055 men, 3,240 women; Part-time: 207 men, 309 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 2,610 (Full-time: 574 men, 770 women; Part-time: 453 men, 813 women)
44% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
16% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 470 – 590
SAT math range: 480 – 580
ACT range: 22 – 27
SAT/ACT Special Note: SAT/ACT scores are not required for international students.
80% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
20% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American9%11%
% Asian9%10%
% Hispanic / Latino14%7%
% White, Non-Hispanic48%35%
% International / Nonresident Alien13%30%
% Two or more races4%2%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity3%5%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$41,281 per year, or $1,140 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
$17,938 (room and board may vary depending on residence hall, room and meal plan)

Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- February 15, early action December 1; spring- rolling
Transfer Applications:

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
March 1, February 15 priority

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript or GED; SAT or ACT; 2 counselor and/or teacher recommendations; personal statement; $50 fee;
Transfers: Also, all college transcripts for transfers (HS transcript unnecessary for Associate degree holders).
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academics, Alumni Affiliation, Athletics and Music/Drama