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Pace University-New York

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Academics

Pace University students do more than keep pace; They Work Toward Greatness. Pace University is serious about academics but the school’s motto encompasses the entire student experience. Students define what greatness means to them through opportunities and experiences, and then gain the education to achieve it.

Pace University includes five schools and one college. More than 13,500 students are enrolled in 100 different undergraduate majors in 27 bachelor’s degree programs (and 3,000 courses), 47 master’s programs, and four doctoral programs. Majors with the highest enrollment include accounting, finance, and nursing. Disciplines with the highest pecentage of degrees awarded are business/marketing, health professions and related sciences, communication technologies, computer and information sciences, and education. Graduate degrees include the MBA, law degrees, and physician assistant, among many others. A number of joint degree programs with other universities are also available. Pace also has an undergraduate honors college and study abroad opportunities.

The 100+ year old university offers a lot of modern options for degree seekers including accelerated programs, distance learning, double major, dual enrollment, independent study, internships, study abroad, learning communities, and service learning.

Pace has an outcome oriented environment that produces results. Among points of pride:

  • BusinessWeek ranked Pace among the top 50 colleges and universities in the U.S. in 2008 for graduates with the highest earning potential
  • U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools” 2009 survey ranked Pace’s part-time MBA program 26th in the nation
  • U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Pace’s Environmental Law Program 3rd in the nation
  • U.S. News and World Report ranked Pace’s family nurse practitioner program 9th in the nation.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

To apply for admission to Pace University, students must complete the Pace application or the Common Application, both of which can be submitted online or via mail. Applicants must also submit two letters of recommendation from a faculty member or counselor who can speak of the student’s accomplishments or academic potential and personal characteristics. A personal statement of 500-700 words is also required on a topic of the student’s choice. Suggested topics include a personal, local, or national issue; autobiographical information; or a creative piece.

Applicants must submit a high school transcript or proof of GED, along with official ACT and SAT scores (unless out of school for more than two years). Very important factors in admissions include rigor of secondary school and test scores; important factors are class rank and GPA; other factors considered include essay, recommendations, alumni/ae relation, character and personal qualities, activities, volunteer work, talent, and work experience.

The average high school GPA of students accepted to Pace is 3.2 and about 70 percent of Pace students are from public high schools.

There are a number of admissions events held for different degrees and fields. Check the Pace website for dates and times.

Once you are accepted, visit out the accepted students’ blog for more information and to get acquainted with the campus at http://accepted.blogs.pace.edu/

Financial Aid

Applicants may be eligible for financial aid at Pace University. Types of aid available for students include need-based scholarships and grants, federal Pell grants, SEOG, state scholarships and grants, private scholarships, school scholarships, federal nursing scholarships, endowed and restricted scholarships and grants, plus a variety of loans and work study opportunities.

Pace Unviersity states that the amount of aid offered to new undergraduates is $16,000+ and that 97 percent of first year students receive some type of aid. Merit-based aid (based on test scores, GPA, activities, and other factors) distributed by Pace University usually ranges from $4000 to more than $18,000.

To get started, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

There are also many unique scholarships available for international students, as well as financial aid for extenuating financial circumstances.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 1798th for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in New York.

Students

Students have a choice of nearly 80 organizations on campus, including fraternities, sororities, religious organizations, choral groups, drama, dance theater, literary magazine, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook, international student organization.

Get the inside scoop on student life by reading the student blogs, written by more than 17 bloggers talking about campus life, trips abroad, budgeting time, and new experiences. http://student-blogs.blogs.pace.edu/

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

The following sports are offered by the university:

  • Men’s NCAA Division I, Men’s Intercollegiate and Men’s Scholarship Baseball
  • Men’s NCAA Division II, Women’s NCAA Division II, Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Basketball
  • Men’s NCAA Division II, Women’s NCAA Division II, Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Cross_country
  • Men’s NCAA Division II, Men’s Intercollegiate and Men’s Intramural Football
  • Men’s NCAA Division II, Women’s NCAA Division II, Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Golf
  • Women’s NCAA Division II, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Club and Women’s Scholarship Soccer
  • Women’s NCAA Division II, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural and Women’s Scholarship Softball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Track_and_field
  • Men’s NCAA Division II and Women’s NCAA Division II Track_outdoor
  • Women’s NCAA Division II, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Club and Women’s Scholarship Volleyball
The Setters are a member of NCAA.

Additional School Information

Pace University—New York has two campuses; one in lower Mahattan, and the other in Westchester County. The New York City campus is near the dynamic civic and financial center of the city and serves as a cultural and intellectual focal point in that area of the city. The Weschester County campus, on the other hand, is set on 200 acres of countryside. Although the two campuses couldn’t be more different, they share the same mission and vision and traditions of Pace University. A shutttle bus connects all of the university campuses.

Pace University has been named one of the 50 safest campuses, according to the Daily Beast.

Pace hosts Bravo’s Inside the Actor’s Studio series, with James Lipton, and also offers the well-known Actor’s Studio Masters in Fine Arts program.

Bibliography

  • Complete Book of Colleges, New York: Random House, Inc., 2010. Print.
  • Pace University. Web. May 28, 2011

Information Summary

Ranks 100th in New York and 974th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest 1 0.01

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 29,829 0.36
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 515 0.01
Forcible Rape 1,092 0.01
Robbery 19,773 0.24
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 18,159 0.22
Larceny 112,864 1.37
Vehicle theft 9,434 0.11

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near New York, NY 10038-1598
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population15,574 (15,574 urban / N/A rural)
Households6,596 (2.09 people per house)
Median Household Income$31,316
Families3,048 (2.93 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Doctoral/Research Universities
UndergraduateProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
GraduateDoctoral, professional dominant
Undergraduate PopulationFull-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
EnrollmentMajority undergraduate
Size & SettingMedium four-year, primarily residential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3610

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 130th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $36,732 $36,732 $36,732
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,337 $1,337 $1,337
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $1,054 $1,054 $1,054
FT Graduate Tuition $25,800 $25,800 $25,800
FT Graduate Required Fees $920 $920 $920
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $1,075 $1,075 $1,075
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $56,999 $56,999 $56,999
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $59,095 $59,095 $59,095
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $41,749 $41,749 $41,749

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Law Degree — Tuition $43,630 $43,630
Law Degree — Required Fees $248 $248

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $35,032 $36,614 $35,032 $36,614 $35,032 $36,614
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $800(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board $12,100 $14,800
On-Campus – Other Expenses $1,870 $2,104
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $17,658 $18,554
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,620 $3,104
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,190 $3,354

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$50
Graduate Application Fee$70
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 12,885 (4,463 male / 8,422 female)
Admitted 9,900 (3,396 male / 6,504 female)
Admission rate 77%
First-time Enrollment 1,848 (687 male / 1,161 female)
FT Enrollment 1,812 (661 male / 1,151 female)
PT Enrollment 36 (26 male / 10 female)
Total Enrollment12,624

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Recommendations
Formal competency demo
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Football Conference Northeast 10 Conference
NCAA Basketball Conference Northeast 10 Conference
NCAA Baseball Conference Northeast 10 Conference
NCAA Track & Field Conference Northeast 10 Conference

ACT Test Admission

757th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 9%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 0 / 0
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 0 / 0
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 25

SAT Test Admission

689th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 90%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 470 / 570
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 470 / 570
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 940 / 1140

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity3,329
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 416 301 363 279 8 1,449 126 3,049
Accounting 70 12 36 42 1 101 1 269
Acting 1 17 18
Advertising 2 9 13 2 36 3 68
American/United States Studies/Civilization 1 1 2
Applied Psychology 1 15 16 5 28 1 69
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2 8 11
Art Teacher Education 3 3
Art/Art Studies, General 1 1
Asian Studies/Civilization
Auditing
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biochemistry 1 2 1 2 7
Biology Teacher Education 2 2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 1 4 2 4 1 18 1 31
Business Administration and Management, General 13 3 15 5 1 46 10 95
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General 2 3 9 2 17
Business/Managerial Economics 3 2 2 4 4 16
Chemical Engineering 1 1
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Child Psychology 1 1
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 1 1 9 11
Communication and Media Studies, Other 2 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 1 2 2 5
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science 16 3 4 6 13 2 45
Computer Software Engineering 2 1 1 2 6
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 1 5 3 1 1 20 3 35
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 5 4 1 6 10 29
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1 2 3
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2 1 3
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 2 4 12 1 19
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 14 17 5 33 1 73
Customer Service Management
Dance, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Directing and Theatrical Production 4 3 1 1 14 3 27
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Earth Science Teacher Education
Economics, General 2 1 2 9 14
Education, Other 1 1 2
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1 13 8 22
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 1 7 2 10
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 9 9
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 2 1 8 2 13
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching 1 18 12 6 87 10 140
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law 2 1 4 8
English Language and Literature, General 1 5 7
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) 1 7 3 1 21 34
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 1 1 3
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 4 1 7 1 13
Environmental Science 1 2 3
Environmental Studies 1 1 6 9
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 27 13 14 50 2 111
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 3 3 6 13
Finance, General 108 10 28 48 1 87 4 295
Financial Planning and Services
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1 1 3 1 8 15
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 5 5
Forensic Science and Technology 2 8 6 3 15 1 35
General Studies 1 3 1 5
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 2 4 2 2 6 2 18
History, General 1 16 1 18
Homeland Security 3 3
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 1 1
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 1 2 6 7 16
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 13 3 5 5 16 42
Information Science/Studies 14 12 9 9 18 3 65
Information Technology 1 1 2
Information Technology Project Management 4 1 2 11 1 22
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce 9 1 14 3 13 44
International Economics 1 1 2
International Finance
International Law and Legal Studies
International Marketing 11 4 2 5 22
Investments and Securities 48 9 11 70
Latin American Studies 1 1
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 1 1
Legal Studies, General 20 1 1 4 26
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 12 7 5 22 3 52
Management Information Systems, General
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 1 3 4
Marketing, Other 4 4
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 21 2 9 7 28 1 68
Mass Communication/Media Studies 8 14 16 6 58 111
Mathematics Teacher Education 11 11
Mathematics, General 1 1 1 1 4
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 10 6 2 33 53
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1 2 3
Musical Theatre 1 10 14
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 2 1 1 2 6
Nursing Education 3 2 1 6 12
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Personality Psychology 1 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 1 1 2
Physical Therapy/Therapist 1 1 2
Physician Assistant 5 3 11 44 6 71
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 1 1 1 2 6
Political Science and Government, General 2 7 9 3 1 28 4 59
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Psychology, General 4 10 12 6 39 73
Public Administration 5 5
Publishing 6 8 7 1 36 2 61
Reading Teacher Education 5 5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 14 3 12 49 3 87
School Psychology 1 3 3 16 23
Secondary Education and Teaching 9 10 6 40 9 77
Social Studies Teacher Education 2 4 6
Sociology and Anthropology 1 4 4 1 10
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature 1 2 4
Special Education and Teaching, General 3 7 37 3 54
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1 6 5 1 27 40
Taxation 5 1 7 2 15
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 1 1 1 12 16
Telecommunications Management
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 3 10 5 1 38 16 73
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management 2 3 2 1 17 1 26
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Women's Studies 1 1 2

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 171st for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $104,644 ($111,248 male / $93,606 female)
Number of FT Faculty 418 (225 male / 193 female)
Number of PT Faculty 1,230
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $28,138,201

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