If you want to apply to Pace University, the application fee is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|Pace University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||16%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||58%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||17%|
Pace University offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
The early decision acceptance rate at Pace University is 8%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 84%. In 2021, Pace University admitted 47 of the 59 students who applied early decison.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Pace University must submit the following items. Double check with Pace University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Pace University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 26.2% submitted a class rank. At Pace University 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46.9% were in the top 25% and 81.5% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Pace University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||23.1%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.02%|
|3.00 and 3.24||17.83%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20.83%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3.73%|
Pace University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Pace University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 58% of Pace University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 17% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Pace University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Pace University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Pace University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Pace University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Pace University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Pace University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Pace University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Pace University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Pace University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Pace University.
Does Pace University accept transfer credits?
Pace University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Pace University accepts:
Does Pace University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Pace University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Pace University?
No, Pace University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Pace University's acceptance rate?
Pace University's acceptance rate is 84%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Pace University?
Pace University's early decision acceptance rate was 8% in 2021.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pace University is Feb 1.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Pace University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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