Pace University requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Pace University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Pace University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 56% of students who start college at Pace University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Pace University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Pace University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Pace University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Pace University.
Reminder: Check with Pace University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Pace University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Pace University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Pace University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Pace University
Pace University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Pace University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Pace University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Pace University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Pace University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Pace University.
❌ Pace University does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Henry Birnbaum Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Pace University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Manhattan College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
•Occupational Therapy with Columbia University, optometry with SUNY College of Optometry, physical therapy with New York Medical College, podiatry with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Pace University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Pace University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Pace University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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