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Pace University

New York , NY

Pace University


Take the Path Toward Greatness

Pace University prepares students to be leaders through an education that unites exceptional academics with the advantages of two New York area campuses, one in Manhattan and one in Westchester County. Pace students thrive on the opportunities of the New York metropolitan area. The university maintains partnerships with 500 local employers in New York, and these partners often assist Pace with placing students in co-operative education and internship positions.

The Manhattan campus also provides students with access to a wealth of cultural riches in a world-renowned city. Students can explore neighborhoods such as Chinatown, Little Italy, Chelsea, and SoHo. They visit museums, Wall Street, and Broadway in the unparalleled New York City setting.

Only 30 miles from Manhattan, Pace's Westchester campus is a smaller college environment; it is a traditional campus on 200 acres in the tree-covered hills of Westchester County. This campus also provides students with access to internship opportunities in Westchester, southern Connecticut, and New York City.

Westchester shares its own cultural highlights with students. The county hosts one of the most popular outdoor music festivals in the country, is the location of the Neuberger Museum of Art, and attracts audiences to its Performing Arts Center. Outdoor recreation for students can revolve around a weekend on area lakes or the Hudson River.

Students Gain Valuable On-The-Job Career Experience through the Co-Op Employment Program

More than a thousand Pace students from the New York City and Westchester campuses take advantage of leading-edge internships and job positions each year through the co-op employment program. Many work in the co-op program for Westchester County and New York metropolitan area firms, corporations, institutions, and businesses. Positions within the co-op employment program may be in the fields of finance, media, communications, health care, technology, and education.

Pace has developed the co-op employment program so students will have practical career preparation to "hit the ground running" when they graduate. The university estimates that nearly 50 percent of its co-op participants receive job offers from their co-op employers. Future graduates can begin adding to their resumes during their university years by participating in co-op employment or internships. Participation provides students with on-the-job, pre-professional training that is often paid. The program helps students work in positions related directly to their fields of study or interests, and provides the flexibility of part-time, full-time, or summer work.

Valuable career preparation also takes place in the classroom. With a student-teacher ratio of 15:1, students can gain support and mentorship from faculty. Many Pace professors work as consultants, researchers, and even directors of companies, so classroom discussions include the latest information. The university's dedication to classroom learning and career training illustrates that the Pace education emphasizes both rigorous academics and vital career preparation.

Dynamic Student Life Makes a Pace Education Even More Rewarding

The university recognizes that an education is not only a stepping stone to a career, but also a rewarding, life-changing experience. The Office of Student Development and Campus Activities works to ensure that student life at Pace is dynamic. The campus is alive with social, civic, cultural, and athletic student activities, near the backdrop of New York City. For example, the annual University Fest is an activity-filled weekend for families to see the advantages of learning at Pace. Academic, professional, and student organizations often benefit from the area's educational and cultural resources.

The Westchester campus has 19 NCCA Division II teams, while sports-minded students may join intramural and club teams on both campuses. Student organizations fall into the categories of: professional, student media and entertainment, Greek life, academic interests, student government, politics and social issues, honor societies, and culture.

Professional student organizations help members build connections with peers and industry professionals from their academic major. Pace's student-run media networks include yearbook, radio, newspapers, a literary magazine, and campus programming. Some academic majors have established clubs for socialization and career interests. Student government organizations plan student activities and enhance campus life, while clubs for politics and social issues often sponsor service projects. Students are recognized through honor societies that encourage achievement, and various clubs have started to celebrate cultural differences of students.  
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Location & Contact

Address One Pace Plaza
163 William Street
New York, NY  10038
United States
Contact Mr. Andre Cordon
Dean of Admissions
Phone: 212-346-1794
Fax: 212-346-1821

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Application Fee
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 540 620
SAT Math 560 520 600
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

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100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
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Student Body

Total Undergrad students
International Students
Out-of-state students


Hispanic/Latino 12.35%
Black or African American 10.57%
White or Caucasian 51.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 7.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.56%
Other 2.81%


Male (38.3%)
Female (61.7%)

Campus Life


College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
P.A.C.E Setter Jam, Amateur Jam and Culture Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Kappa Delta, Sigma Delta Tau, Beta Alpha Psi, Profashionals and Programming and Campus Entertainment Board

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark


Total Faculty
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 519
Part-time - 850
Male - 629
Female - 740