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Pace University

Check whether Pace University is right for you as an international student.

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New York City, USA
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Studying abroad at Pace University

Pace University is a private university with campuses located in New York City, and Westchester, New York. It was founded in 1906 as an accounting school, and has now grown to three campuses, enrolling 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in more than 150 majors and programs.

The University has one of the most competitive performing arts programs in the country. Pace has a recently renovated campus in New York City, situated in the vibrant area of Lower Manhattan, next to Wall Street and City Hall. It also has a 200-acre picturesque Pleasantville Campus and a Law School in White Plains, both in Westchester, New York.

Pace University’s athletics teams participate in the NCAA Division II. They offer a range of sports including basketball, baseball, cross country, lacrosse and football. The University also offers a wealth and activities and organizations, including student government and Greek Life.

Why study at Pace University?

  • Student-staff ratio

    A 16:1 student-staff ratio ensures students’ learning is personalized

  • Internship opportunities

    Pace has established a 1,000-strong network of partner organizations and companies, giving students excellent placement and work experience opportunities

Life as an international student

Pace University has a large international student population, with 2,300 international students representing more than 128 countries. Pace gives students from all over the world the chance to study in New York City, improve their language skills, and obtain an American education.

The University offers a variety of residential halls, and international students can engage in a campus community that challenges them by building connections with those who hold similar and different worldviews to their own.

The Office of International Students and Scholars can help you with immigration and visas, campus events, international student orientation and academic advice. The International Buddy Program is available to help students transition to life in the US and at Pace University.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Skills classes
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Diving Pools 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
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    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities 6
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Financial assistance can come from many places, including scholarships, grants, on-campus employment, and loans. Pace values strong academic performance by offering a wealth of merit-based scholarships to high achieving students. University-sponsored scholarships are also awarded to students on the basis of financial need and service to the community.

Pace values strong academic performance by offering a wealth of merit-based scholarships to high-achieving students. In fall 2017, 78% of undergraduate international students received some form of merit-based scholarship money.

Pace University offers a substantial amount of merit and need based scholarships and grants. University-sponsored scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of academic merit, service to the community and financial need.


Pace University

1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038, USA

With the iconic skyline right outside your window and the hustle and bustle on the streets below, it's easy to see why New York is the intersection of innovation, art, and power.

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Visa requirements for Pace University

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