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PACE University

Address: 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038, United States

Description PACE University

  • Established: in 1906
  • Location of PACE University: New York, USA
  • Total number of students: 13,000.

PACE University is a famous and prestigious university located in the heart of the America - in New York. Today, more than 13,000 people from all over the world study there: effective programs for applicants, and additional academic courses, bachelor's programs in a variety of specialties are offered. Among the most successful and popular, developed areas of activity of PACE University are the following specialties:

  • Psychology
  • Finance
  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Marketing
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Chemistry
  • Information Systems
  • International Management.

There are several PACE Universities in New York and the surrounding area:

  • The campus in Lower Manhattan is the perfect choice for lovers of the noise and speed of a large city. Opposite the university building there is the famous New York City Hall, within walking distance are Wall Street, Brooklyn Bridge and Chinatown.
  • For those who want to feel part of the student brotherhood and prefer a quiet, measured rhythm of life, the campus of Westchester (Pleasantville) is suitable. From Manhattan it is separated approximately 45 kilometers: the perfect combination of security, comfort, tranquility and well-established infrastructure.

Regular traffic of buses-shuttles is organized between campuses.

PBA University has a benevolent international atmosphere: students from different countries, representatives of different faiths, social strata and skin colour study here. Students learn to respect each other, to appreciate different from their opinions, to establish fruitful international contacts, to communicate with representatives of different cultures.

The special employment department works at the university: it helps graduates to find prestigious work in their specialty, and is also responsible for organizing production practices and internships. Each student can get a full consultation and advice on finding a job, interviewing, writing a resume and a cover letter, and specialists always take into account the field and specialty of the job. All graduate students who want to work in the US in their specialty must apply about 2-3 months before the end of the course and receive a degree. Specialists of the Department will help you to issue documents in accordance with US law and legislation, to give advice on visa registration and registration of a personal bank account.

Many large companies and international organizations purposefully visit PACE to find young professionals in their field - Forbes even mentioned PACE in the list of 20 US universities that "can make you rich"! On an ongoing basis, the university cooperates with more than 500 companies, including:

  • Bloomberg
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Simon & amp; Schuster
  • Pepsico
  • Warner Music Group
  • Citigroup
  • Presbyterian Hospital of New York
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • McGraw Hill
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • Readers Digest
  • Deloitte & amp; McGladrey
  • New York City Department of Education
  • KPMG and others.

During the course, students can work up to 20 hours per week (requirements for an educational visa for foreign students) , and also practice in New York companies (for 4-12 months) or an internship on a summer vacation outside the city.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in PACE University

Program name
from 9 700 $ / term


The Undergraduate Pathway preparatory course is offered to foreign students who wish to improve their academic and language skills before enrolling in major undergraduate programs. Duration of studying varies from 1 to 3 trimesters (4-12 months), depending on the initial level of knowledge and English.

Applicants for Pathway must submit the following documents:

  • Certificate of secondary education + report card with grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Motivation letter
  • Certificate of TOEFL iBT from 61 and above.

For applicants of bachelor's and master's degrees there are various programs of Global Pathways:

  • Global Pathways Undergraduate Program (for applicants for the undergraduate course)
  • Global Pathways Graduate Program (for graduate students).

If the preparatory course (at least 30 academic credits) is successfully completed, the student is guaranteed admission to the chosen course. The list of specialties available for further study is very wide and includes more than 45 directions, for example:

  • Computer science
  • Finance
  • Communications
  • Investment management
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • International Management
  • HR management
  • Biology
  • Public administration
  • Tourism
  • Media and communication
  • Environmental science
  • Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Science of the environment,
  • Psychology.

Accommodation, housing and food

PACE University takes care that its students have comfortable and safe living conditions. One of the most popular options are student residences in New York or the university city of Westchester: they are cozy single rooms, spacious comfortable common living rooms, fitness centers and outdoor play areas, functional kitchens, laundry facilities. Residences can also be located in townhouses (small mansions in the city): the entire area is guarded around the clock, guaranteeing the students full security 24/7. There is free access to high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the property.

  • St.George Residence Clark Residence

Located just a couple of minutes from the main New York campus in Manettene, near the bustling Montaque Street. In a couple of blocks there is an excellent student lounge and several fitness rooms. In the residence, students are provided with fully furnished and equipped double rooms with bathroom and amenities, mini-fridge and cable TV (Wi-Fi access is available throughout the territory). For each few rooms there is a shared kitchen, and utilities (water, electricity, gas) are already included in the price. The whole territory is guarded around the clock.

  • Host American family

Each family provides the student with a personal room (comfortable, fully furnished and equipped), 24-hour internet access and a quiet zone for studying at home. Usually meals in this case are ordered half board (breakfasts + dinners), but you can choose only breakfast.

  • Rent of apartments, studios

Most of the proposed options are in close proximity to the university building (step-by-step or transport accessibility). Each apartment is necessarily equipped with access to TV and Wi-Fi, bathroom and kitchen, sleeping and study space.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Accounting, Acting skills, anthropology, Applied psychology, art, biochemistry, Biopsychology, business analytics, Business management, Business with economy, Caring for people, chemistry, Classical civilization, communications, Communicative psychology, computer science, criminal law, criminology, design, economics, English, English and Literature, entertainment technology, Environmental science, Filmmaking, finance, French, Gender studies, Global research, Health care, Health management, history, History of art, Information Systems, Information Technology, international Management, International marketing, international trade, Italian language, journalism, jurisprudence, legal proceedings, Liberal sciences, literature, Management in art, management in the art business, Marketing communications and advertising, maths, Medical sciences, Musical theater & film, neurobiology, personnel Management, philosophy, physics, politics, Public relations (PR), Religious studies, research in Latin America, Russian language, social Psychology, sociology, Spanish, Sports marketing, statistics, Study of america, The art of dance, the photo,  Creative writing

Events PACE University

A large number of student organizations, clubs and communities of interest work on the basis of PACE University, where each student can show his talents and abilities:

  • Political Club
  • Economic Community
  • Religious Studies (Theology)
  • Debate Club
  • Acting and dramatic art
  • Leadership Program

Various events are regularly held: for example, film screenings, talent shows, fashion shows, sports matches and competitions. National teams regularly defend the honor of the alma mater at regional, city and national competitions:

  • American football
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball and others.


  • PACE University is considered one of the best in the country in terms of the level of employment of graduates and the quality of internships (according to the US News & World Report)
  • 172 in the ranking of the best research universities in the world (Forbes)
  • 208 place in the world ranking of private universities (Forbes)
  • 147th place in the ranking of the universities of the northeastern USA (Princeton Review considers it the best in this region)
  • 409 place in the world university ranking
  • The masters programs of the university are in second place on the level of employment of their graduates
  • Included in the national TOP-10 in terms of internships
  • Best New York State University
  • Business School Accounting and Business Programs are accredited by the prestigious AACSB
  • Included in the TOP-50 universities with the highest salary potential of graduates (according to Business Week)
  • Master's programs and MBA are in the national TOP-40 (according to Eduniversal for 2014)
  • One of the best business schools in the US (according to the US News & World Report for 2015) .

Equipment PACE University

PACE University has a large Student Center, several libraries, a Consultation Center, fitness centers and sports centers, gyms and numerous grounds for team sports and games. In the lower Manhattan there is a common Student Union: here students can find cozy rest rooms and halls for meditation, art space and art gallery, spacious dance classes and rooms for film screenings.

For classes students are provided with spacious, bright, fully equipped classrooms and lecture rooms (each designed for a maximum of 18 people). Students can also visit any city library on their student card.

A large common dining room, several cafes and food courts, and a Starbucks coffee shop on the school territory are provided for meals.

A medical center is constantly working on the territory, where a professional nurse and general practitioner are on duty.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The course price already includes:

  • Studying on the selected program
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Registration fee and academic deposit
  • Books and materials
  • Transportation costs
  • Personal expenses.

The following components are paid additionally:

  • Additional academic courses and subjects
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Roundtrip
  • Pocket costs
  • Compulsory medical insurance.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Since PACE University is quite prestigious and popular, the requirements for its entrants are quite strict.

The main indicator of the academic success of the applicant is the GPA score (the traditional American scale). Applicants of bachelor's programs must submit an assessment of at least 5 subjects (history, English, mathematics, natural sciences and native literature). If the student does not have a sufficiently high level of English, he is offered an intensive preparatory program.

Those entering Pathway must submit the following documents:

  • Secondary education certificate + report card with grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Motivation letter
  • TOEFL iBT certificate from 61 and above.

Scholarships PACE University

For exceptional academic successes, confirmed by the results of the USA High School, SAT or ACT tests, students may be awarded with personal scholarships (this applies to foreign students).

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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