Pace University

New York, NY

Pace University

New York, NY

Tuition & Fees

$45,280

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
36%
500-599
52%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
49%
18-23
39%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,327
Declined 5,193
Total Received 21,520
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Private

8,960

undergraduate students

4,649

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 13,609
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

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Four-acre, urban campus in New York City (population: 8,622,698) 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 Sch campus. School operates transportation to all campuses and university events. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Nearest airport: John F. Kennedy International

Pace University
1 Pace Plaza
New York
10038

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Kappa Delta
  • Sigma Delta Tau
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Profashionals
  • Programming and Campus Entertainment Board

Top Events

  • P.A.C.E Setter Jam
  • Amateur Jam
  • Culture Fest

Fun Facts

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

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
36%
500-599
52%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
49%
18-23
39%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,327
Declined 5,193
Total Received 21,520

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Advertising
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Psychology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dance, General
Directing and Theatrical Production
Earth Science Teacher Education
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology Project Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Musical Theatre
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,609

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

8,960
students

Female
62%
5,528

Male
38%
3,432

34%

4,649
students

Female
63%
2,912

Male
37%
1,737

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

7,943
students

Female
63%
4,947

Male
37%
2,996

12%

1,017
students

Female
58%
581

Male
42%
436

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

558

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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