Pace University.

Pace University

New York, NY4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Pace University

Pace University is a private university with its main campus in New York City and secondary campuses in Westchester County, New York. It was established in 1906 by the brothers Homer St. Clair Pace and Charles A. Pace as a business school. Pace enrolls about 13,000 students in bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs. It offers about 100 majors at its six schools. The university also offers an MFA in Acting through The Actors Studio Drama School and is home to the Inside the Actors Studio television show.Its main schools are the College of Health Professions; the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences; the Elisabeth Haub School of Law; the Lubin School of Business, the School of Education, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. The school runs a women's justice center in Yonkers, a business incubator and is affiliated with the public school Pace High School.Pace originally operated out of the New York Tribune Building in New York City, and spread as the Pace Institute, operating in several major U.S. cities. In the 1920s, the school divested facilities outside New York, maintaining its Lower Manhattan location. It purchased its first permanent home in Manhattan's 41 Park Row in 1951, and opened its first Westchester campus in 1963. Pace opened its largest building, 1 Pace Plaza, in 1969. Four years later, it became a university.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 8,456 students
  • 0.39 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Pace University

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Business, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources Management.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

16,662 students out of 20,944 applicants were accepted into Pace University. They had an average SAT score of 1144. 75% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 30% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pace University was $43,986. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $64,982.

Financial aid available at Pace University

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

84% of undergraduate students at Pace University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Pace University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pace University was of $18,002 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800.

Diversity at Pace University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017