Pace

Pace University

1 Pace Plaza, New York, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1,156
  • Class Notes
    955
  • Textbook Notes
    144
  • Study Guides
    57
  • Currently Enrolled
    176
  • Previously Enrolled
    220

Overview of Pace University (Pace)

About this school

Pace University, founded in 1906, is a private, comprehensive university. Combining theory and practice, Pace provides each student with the power of experience through its Cooperative Program, where students work in paid, part-time positions related to their major. Pace's New York campus is located in lower Manhattan in the heart of the financial district.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,400
    • Men:2,399 (37.5%)
    • Women:4,001 (62.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (Pace)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Pace University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One Pace Plaza
City, State, Zip
New York, NY  10038
Phone
(212) 346-1333
Fax
(212) 346-1040
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification
January 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
82% of 16,217 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 11,027 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 5,190 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,859 (14%) of 13,255 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,155 (13%) of 9,095 admitted students enrolled
Men
704 (17%) of 4,160 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
561 average |510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
576 average |560-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Pace)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $45,280 (67.10733023090376%)
  • Room & Board: - $19,200 (28.455405044906186%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (1.185641876871091%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,194 (3.2516228473189672%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Pace University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002791
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,632 (84.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,477 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,477 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
185 (12.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$31,015
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,476 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,448
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,207 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,465
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 151 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
401 (20.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,391

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,656 (77.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,240 (92.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,227 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
583 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$29,194
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,176 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,743
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,306 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,996
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 431 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,533 (21.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,903

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,442
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
26.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Dance, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,241

Academics & Instruction (Pace)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


323

Part-Time Faculty


517

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 55% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,184,381

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
209
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Pace University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


38.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


47.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.5%

Programs & Majors (Pace)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (72)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Applied Psychology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Marketing
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Personality Psychology
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, 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

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Health Science Education, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (61)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Science
  • International Business
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Investment Management
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Publishing
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater

Campus Life (Pace)

Location & Geography

Population


8,244,910

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


New York City

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in Newark, N.J.
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Setter
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Pace University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, kappa delta, sigma delta tau, beta alpha psi, profashionals, programming and campus entertainment board

Sororities


13% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,538

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,400
Women
4,001
Men
2,399

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 10.6% Asian
  • 11.1% Black/African-American
  • 13.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 55.7% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


19.0% from 115 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


2,834

Student Resources (Pace)

Study resources