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Pace University
New York, NY
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,284
   Women 3,881 (61.8%)
   Men 2,403 (38.2%)
Graduate Students 2,865
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 87% of 14,545 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math 534 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 530 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $63,972
  Tuition and Fees $42,722
  Room and Board $18,280
Average Percent of Need Met 72%
Average Freshman Award $31,015
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 291
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
New York Population 8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 68% of freshmen, 39% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Setter
Sororities 13% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.4% Asian
11.1% Black/African-American
15.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.8% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students 12.9% from 96 countries
First-Year Students Returning 75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 41.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported