Pace University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Pace University
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Students interested in applying to Pace University can apply with the school's application, or through the Common Application. Additional requirements include high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, scores from the SAT or ACT, and a personal essay. For complete instructions and information including important dates and deadlines. be sure to check out the school's website. Campus visits, while not required, are strongly encouraged for any and all interested students, to see if Pace would be a good fit for them.

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Admissions Data (2016)

Pace University Description

Pace University is a private university in the New York metropolitan with strengths in professional preparation through a variety of experiential learning opportunities, including internships, faculty-sponsored research, and study abroad. Pace scores high marks for its impressive record of internship placement. Students have a wide range of academic options with over 100 majors in business, the arts and sciences, computer science and information technology, nursing and education. The school’s business and nursing programs do particularly well in national rankings.

The university has two campuses for undergraduates, with an urban campus in downtown New York City and a suburban collegiate campus in Pleasantville, NY in nearby Westchester County. The latter location is the home of Pace’s competitive men’s and women’s athletics teams which compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast 10 Conference.

Popular sports include football, swimming, lacrosse, field hockey, soccer, and track and field/cross country.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 13,245 (8,914 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 86% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

Pace University Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 94%
    • Loans: 64%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $27,228
    • Loans: $8,390

Academic Programs

Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 28%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 39%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 59%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Swimming, Football, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Swimming, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Data Source

National Center for Educational Statistics

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