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Tuition & Fees

$42,740

$42,740

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,283
Declined + 2,755
Total Received 17,038
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Private (nonprofit)

8,747

undergraduate students

4,096

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 2635
ACT 2852

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
43%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
50%
12-17
3%
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Fun Facts

  • At Pace University, M.F.A. candidates participate in Craft Seminars, which are known to the world as Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio and are hosted by James Lipton, Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School.

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School Facts

Pace University, founded in 1906, is a private, comprehensive university. Its three-acre urban campus is located in New York city and its 200-acre suburban campus is located in Pleasantville-Briarcliff, 20 miles from New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 12,843
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

New York, NY

Four-acre, urban campus in New York City (population: 8,405,837) additional 233-acre, suburban campus in Pleasantville-Briarcliff, 20 miles from New York City. Air, bus, and train serve New York City; smaller airport and bus serve the Pleasantville campus and the Law School campus. School operates transportation to all campuses and university events. Public transportation serves campus.

Pace University
1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 4% of male students
 
10 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
43%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
50%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,283
Declined + 2,755
Total Received 17,038

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Todd Heilman
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 874-7223
F: 212 346-1040
infoctr@pace.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,220,733
State $6,615,204
Institutional $111,630,384
Other external $3,935,260
Total $135,401,581

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $95,735
Institutional $32,000,175
Other external $3,362,551
Total $35,458,461

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Setter
School colors
navy and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actor's Studio
Adolescent Education
Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Advertising
Advertising/Integrated Marketing
American Studies
Applied Information Technology
Applied Psychology/Human Relations
Art
Art History
Arts/Entertainment Management
Bilingual School Psychology
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Psychology
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Studies
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Commercial Dance
Communication Arts/Journalism
Communication Science/Disorders
Communications
Communications Studies
Computer Science
Computing Studies
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Customer Intelligence/Analytics
Digital Cinema/Filmmaking
Digital Journalism
Directing
Disabilities/Community Living
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education for Elementary/Secondary Certification
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English Literature
English/Communications
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Law
Environmental Policy
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Executive Business Administration
Family Nurse Practitioner
Film/Screen Studies
Finance
Financial Management
Financial Risk Management
Fine Arts
Forensic Science
General Arts/Sciences
General Business
Global Asia Studies
Global Marketing Management
Global Professional Studies
Health Care Management
Health Science
History
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management
Inclusive Adolescent Education
Information Systems
Information Technology
International Business
International Economics
International Management
Internet Technology
Investment Management
Language Culture/Trade
Latin American Studies
Law
Liberal Studies
Literacy
Management
Management for Public Safety/Homeland Security Professionals
Marketing
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Media/Communication Arts
Mental Health Counseling
Modern Languages/Cultures
Musical Theatre
Nonprofit Management
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nursing Education
Peace/Justice Studies
Personality/Social Psychology
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Production/Design for Stage/Screen
Professional Nursing Leadership
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Publishing
Quantitative Business Analysis
School Psychology
School/Clinical Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Media/Mobile Marketing
Sociology/Anthropology
Software Design/Development
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Marketing
Stage Management
Strategic Management
TESOL
Taxation
Teaching Adolescence
Teaching Students with Speech/Language Disabilities
Teaching of the Speech/Hearing Handicapped
Teaching/Adolescent Track
Teaching/Childhood Track
Technology Systems
Telecommunications
Theatre Arts
Women's Studies
Women/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

68%

8,747
students

Female
59%
5,197

Male
41%
3,550

Graduate

32%

4,096
students

Female
61%
2,485

Male
39%
1,611

undergraduateFull-time

86%

7,579
students

Female
61%
4,588

Male
39%
2,991

undergraduatePart-time

14%

1,168
students

Female
53%
609

Male
47%
559

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: December 1

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 100
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Norway
Russia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Andre Cordon
International Admission Director
212 346-1654
intladm@pace.edu

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