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Pace University

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Pace University is an established and renowned private university based in New York. Ranked in the top 9 percent of private US colleges for return on tuition investment, Pace offers not only exceptional value but also the opportunity to transform students' lives academically, professionally, and socioeconomically.

The University has six schools and colleges: the College of Health Professions, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, offering a variety of courses in business, health care, computer science, humanities, education, science, law, fine and performing arts, and more.

With campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, Pace offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs to nearly 13,000 students (approximately 8,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduates). With more than 50 cutting-edge labs, institutes, clinics and learning facilities, students have a unique opportunity for hands-on learning.

Pace University is also home to one of the largest internship programs in New York. Within the last academic year students participated in nearly 9,000 internships, clinicals, co-ops and field experiences. With the excellent teaching quality, outstanding facilities, and amazing internship opportunities, students are given every tool to succeed at Pace. And they do–the University's graduates are employed at a rate that's 20 percent higher than the US national average.

The University is a diverse institution with students from across the world, and there are plenty of support services available to assist with orientation and any ongoing concerns or issues that students may have, leaving them free to focus on their studies.

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What's new

What's new

Pace University is a constantly developing institution that is highly involved in local and national events. Students can easily catch up on the latest developments by visiting the News section of the University's website.

Pace continues to develop new programs to best reflect the changing world. One new example that commenced in 2022 was the varsity Esports program, which allows students to represent the University in competitive gaming events.

Students from Pace also regularly showcase their work at events such as new exhibitions in the University's own Lower Manhattan arts gallery, or documentary film premieres at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

Students can also read up on the latest charity efforts, student profiles, and more on the University's news pages, including success stories of alumni.

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Teaching quality

Teaching quality

Pace University's faculty are leading practitioners. Consequently, the knowledge they bring to the classroom is first-hand, immediately applicable, and at the forefront of the field. The faculty to student ratio at Pace is 14:1 and the average class size is just 20, ensuring that students get the attention and support they need.

Through the convergence of immersive academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace empowers students and positively impacts communities. With an emphasis on experiential learning including research, clinicals, civic engagement, study abroad, and internships, students have the best chance to succeed in their fields.

The results speak for themselves, with the University ranking in the top 9 percent of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment (

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Department structure

Department structure

Pace University comprises six schools, located across its three campuses. The colleges and schools include:

College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions offers a range of undergraduate and graduate courses that are designed to prepare students for future careers working in either health-based research roles or in healthcare practice.

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

The Dyson College of Arts and Sciences offers programs spanning the arts and humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and pre-professional sciences (including pre-medicine and pre-law), as well as numerous courses that fulfil core curriculum requirements.

Elisabeth Haub School of Law

Pace's Law School is ranked first for Environmental Law in the US, according to U.S. News and World Report. The curriculum and combined academic programs are by far the most strategically designed programs that meet industry needs. Students get the skills and experience to become effective lawyers across a variety of fields.

Lubin School of Business

A nationally ranked leader in business education, the Lubin School provides its students with experience-based learning that blends business theory with practical experience to prepare graduates for successful careers in the global business environment.

School of Education

The School of Education prepares students to not only meet the requirements for teaching certification, but also to be agents of change committed to student success and lifelong learning.

Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

One of the first comprehensive schools of computing and information systems in the country, the Seidenberg School remains at the forefront of the field and prepares students for professional work, research, and lifelong participation in a new and dynamic information age.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Undergraduate level

  • A completed application
  • A photocopy of valid passport's identity page
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One essay/personal statement, approximately 250 to 650 words in length
  • English-Language proficiency scores: for example, IELTS
  • Official transcripts from high school or university
  • Application fee

Transfer students will need to provide all of the above including course descriptions or syllabus.

Postgraduate level

  • Completed online application
  • Two letters of recommendation (three are required for the PsyD in School-Clinical Child Psychology, the PhD in Mental Health Counselling, the MSEd in School Psychology, and the MSEd in Bilingual School Psychology)
  • A CV or Resume describing at least the past five years of employment history and any significant community, professional, or college extracurricular activities
  • A personal statement
  • All official transcripts
  • English-Language proficiency scores: for example, IELTS
  • GMAT or GRE (Graduate students)
  • Application fee

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Scholarships and funding

Scholarships and funding

To assist with the cost of education, there are a number of scholarships available for international students who are either applying for the first year or transferring to the university to continue their studies. These scholarships prioritize students who show academic promise.

Merit-based scholarships are also available to international postgraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence. This includes the maintenance of high academic standards and strong GPA scores.

Students are encouraged to make use of the merit scholarship estimator on the university's website to find out how much funding may be available to them, based on their academic achievements. Students are not required to submit or complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to qualify for merit scholarships.

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Pace University offers excellent facilities to ensure that students have an excellent overall experience:

Campus Housing

In New York City, Pace offers a variety of residential halls within a five-block radius of its buzzing campus. In Pleasantville, residential housing is within the 200-acre campus. No matter the campus, students can find the right housing to suit their needs and interests. Pace's residential program is designed to create a supportive environment for students to live, learn, and achieve academic success.


Available on the Westchester Campus, Pace Athletics offers a wide range of sports in which students can choose to participate. Pace University is an NCAA Division II University and attracts athletes worldwide. In addition to the collegiate sports program, Pace offers a variety of club sports for students on all campuses.

Campus Dining

Pace University Dining Services offers students the convenience of various locations and healthy dining choices on its New York City, Pleasantville, and White Plains (Law School) campuses.


Pace University has multiple libraries that offer excellent resources for students, including more than 120 research databases (which can be accessed remotely as well).

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