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How Well Is Pace University - New York Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Pace University - New York was awarded 58 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Pace University is ranked #662 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, Pace University is ranked at #75.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Pace University?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Pace University - New York is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 80%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 75% of students accepted to Pace University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Pace University - New York  ( 530 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Pace University - New York  ( 510 to 600 )
Pace University received ACT scores from 30% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Pace University - New York  ( 21 to 27 )

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Pace University - New York Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Pace University - New York is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Pace University - New York is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pace University - New York

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 80% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Pace University - New York enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Pace University this rate is 37%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Pace University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,677 undergraduates at Pace University with 7,943 being full-time and 734 being part-time.

Pace University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 93.65 out of 100, Pace University is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  93.65 out of 100
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How Much Does Pace University - New York Cost?

The overall average net price of Pace University is $29,883. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Pace University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,939 $25,612 $29,378 $32,552 $34,475

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Pace University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Pace University, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $8,550 a year. That adds up to $34,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pace University is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Pace University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Pace University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $60,300 in their early years. That's great news for Pace University students since it is 52% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Pace University - New York

Located in New York, New York, Pace University - New York is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of New York makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Pace University - New York

Contact details for Pace University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038-1598
Phone: 212-346-1200

Pace University - New York Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 72 majors graduated from Pace University - New York. Of these students, 1,939 received undergraduate degrees and 1,648 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 237 $84,500
Finance & Financial Management 183 $56,000
Accounting 136 $59,900
Communication & Media Studies 132 $35,400
Public Relations & Advertising 101 $36,900
Drama & Theater Arts 98 $23,600
Arts & Media Management 73 $27,400
Business Administration & Management 69 $42,300
Economics 62 $55,800
Marketing 54 $42,900

Learn more about the majors offered at Pace University - New York along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Pace University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 4,540 students took at least one online class at Pace University - New York. This is an increase from the 3,792 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,540 713
2016-2017 3,792 366
2015-2016 3,395 443
2014-2015 456 393
2013-2014 2,928 860

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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