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Pace University

New York, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

About Pace University

For more than 100 years, Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience and the New York advantage. Pace has 3 campuses, enrolls approximately 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in 5 schools and colleges.

Pace University is a private, nonprofit university in the city of New York, New York. Pace University was founded in 1906. The university currently enrolls around 9,157 students per year, including 5,855 undergrads.

Pace University Acceptance Rate 2022

The acceptance rate at Pace University is 82%. In 2022, 22,149 students applied to Pace University and 18,218 were admitted.

Pace University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 94%
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 94%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Pace University is located in the city of New York, New York, near New York City.

If you are interested in seeing Pace University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway/FDR Drive to New York, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John F Kennedy/LaGuardia/Newark.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Pace University and New York are like without leaving home.

College Info

Pace University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pace University is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pace University is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Pace University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1150 - 1300


Math SAT Range

540 - 630


Reading SAT Range

600 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1300 and Above


1150 to 1300


1150 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Pace University students is 1222. Applicants with SAT scores of 1300 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Pace University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1150 to 1300 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1150 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Pace University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Pace University is like? There are approximately 9,157 students enrolled at Pace University, including 5,855 undergraduate students and 3,302 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 63% percent are from NY and 37% percent of students are from other states.


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