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Pace University

New York, NY 4-Year Private

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 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.

Admissions Facts About Pace University

Acceptance rate: 84%

Average GPA: 2.5

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Pace University Acceptance Rate

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.

Is Pace University a good school?

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.

Retention and graduation rates

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 outcomes and student debt

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.

Based on this information, how does Pace University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Pace University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Pace University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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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

Pace University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Pace University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

520 - 610

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Reading SAT Range

530 - 620

Pace University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$64,609

In State

$64,609

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$43,624
$43,624
Fees
$1,656
$1,656
Housing
$18,529
$18,529
Books
$800
$800

Student Life

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.

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

59%

In State

41%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,127

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

60%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,280

Out-of-State

$45,280

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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