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Pace University
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Pace University is planning a full return to campus for the Fall 2021 semester, with fully in-person classes, activities, and events at all three of its campuses: NYC, Westchester, and Haub Law. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Pace is a private university located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,837 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Pace acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Nursing, Finance, and Business. Graduating 57% of students, Pace alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,400.

About

1 PACE PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10038
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference

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Pace University Rankings

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Pace Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
1050-1230
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$32,492 / 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
$30,155 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
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. 155 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 156 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,837 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
691
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 118 responses
  • The school is too diverse to put a label.
    34%
  • Self-motivated
    23%
  • Enthusiastic
    16%
  • Open-minded
    8%
  • Mediocre
    6%
  • Snooty and mediocre
    5%
  • Snooty
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
39%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 189 responses
Poll
47%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 214 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 128 responses
  • Expensive
    34%
  • Excellent
    16%
  • Prepares you for real working world/environment
    16%
  • Refreshing
    7%
  • YAAAAAAAASSS!
    6%
  • Reinventing
    5%
  • A joke
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$60,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
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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