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 school located in the urban setting of New York, NY, less than an hour from New York City.
Founded in 1906, the institution currently enrolls around 8,377 students a year, including 5,528 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Pace University's endowment was valued at $19,382,752 in 2021. The school spends $13,253 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 84%
Average GPA: 2.5
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Around 84 percent of all applicants are admitted to Pace University each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Pace University, around 70 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 1,419 students who started at Pace University as first-time freshman, 638 graduate within four years.
Around 56 percent of students who started at Pace University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,113 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pace University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pace University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Pace University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Pace University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Pace University is like? There are approximately 9,127 students enrolled at Pace University, including 6,060 undergraduate students and 3,067 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 59% percent are from NY and 41% percent of students are from other states.
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