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Welcome to Pace University

Update for fall 2020 intake: students who are unable to join their program in person can begin their Pace studies in an online format.

Build the foundations for an outstanding career at Pace University in New York, where exceptional academic preparation is combined with impressive internship opportunities and employer connections. Whether you choose to study at the University’s urban campus in Lower Manhattan or in suburban Westchester County, you’ll find an ideal setting to work toward your personal and professional ambitions.

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Enter a degree directly or progress to Pace University through Pathways at Pace University.

Top reasons to study here

7,000+ internships and work experiences

completed by Pace students each year

Based in New York — #2 academic city in the USA

QS Best Student Cities 2018

Top 10% of US universities for future salary potential

College Salary Report: Best universities for a bachelor’s degree ( 2018-19)

Top 200 national US university

U.S. News Education Rankings 2019

Guaranteed progression

when you pass your pathway program

Subject ranking highlights

Subject areaRankingSource
AccountingTop 50 in the USAPublic Accounting Report
BusinessTop 175 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
BusinessTop 9% in the USA (#108 / 1307 ranked)PayScale College Salary Report 2018-19
Criminal Justice#206 in the Best Colleges 2019
Environmental Law#4 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2018
Taxation#7 in the USATax Talent Educational Survey 2018
Finance and Accounting#10 in New York Best Colleges 2019
Media#18 in the USALinkedIn Best Career Prospects

Your Pace experience

Vietnamese student Pace University

Chan from Vietnam

Studying a bachelor's degree in Business at Pace University

My professors are not only lecturers, they are opportunity providers. I say this because many of them are also professional investors, marketers, analysts and business developers. Many of my friends have been connected to internships through their professors.

Chinese student Pace University

Luwen from China

Graduated with a master's in Accounting from Pace University, now an IT auditor at Pfizer

Pace Career Services provides the best, most professional service you can imagine. The University's network also organizes so many opportunities to meet other students and alumni working for major companies here in New York. My experience at Pace really helped me get to this point in my career.

Notable alumni

  • Ailee (USA)

    Attended Pace University

    Majored in communications before pursuing a career in music.

    Lifetime achievements

    K-pop singer, songwriter, and actor. Ailee won the Best New Artist Award at the Melon Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, and the Seoul Music Awards.

  • Ariane de Rothschild (France/Germany, born in El Salvador)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

    Lifetime achievements

    President of the Executive Committee at Edmond de Rothschild Group since 2015, and President of the Edmond de Rosthschild Foundations.

  • Edward Miller (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Graduated in 1968 with a degree in finance. He also received an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree in 1999.

    Lifetime achievements

    Former President and CEO of AXA Financial, Inc from 1997 to 2001. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice Chairman of Chase Manhattan. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of American Express Centurion Bank.

  • Fares D. Noujaim (Kuwait)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics.

    Lifetime achievements

    Senior Managing Director of Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities. Previously, he held the position of Executive Vice-Chairman of Global Corporate and Investment Banking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Ivan G. Seidenberg (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

    Lifetime achievements

    Former chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications, Inc. Seidenberg worked for Verizon for more than 40 years, starting out as a cable splicer for Verizon’s predecessor company, New York Telephone.

  • Kevin Huang (Malaysia)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a degree in Computer Information Systems.

    Lifetime achievements

    Co-founder and CEO of Pixel Interactive Media, one of the largest independent, multi-screen advertising technology companies in Asia. Kevin was named Digital Marketing Hero in 2014 by the Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing (HKAIM).

  • Lalit Modi (India)

    Attended Pace University

    Studied for 2 years before pursuing a degree elsewhere.

    Lifetime achievements

    The 1st chairman and commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also served as the Chairman of the Champions League from 2008 to 2010. He has also served as the President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association and as the Vice President of the Punjab Cricket Association.

  • Mel Karmazin (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

    Lifetime achievements

    Co-founder and former President of CBS Radio, he later became the president of CBS television. Following this he was CEO of Sirius XM Radio until 2013.

  • Richard Grasso (USA)

    Attended Pace University

    Studied for 2 years before joining the US Army.

    Lifetime achievements

    President and COO of the New York Stock Exchange (1995–2003). He has been credited with cementing the NYSE’s position as the pre-eminent US stock market.

  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Master of Laws (LLM)

    Lifetime achievements

    Radio host, environmental activist, author, and attorney. He co-founded the non-profit environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance in 1999 and served as senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). He was a Professor of Environmental Law at Pace University for over 30 years.

Pace University is a global institution and remains steadfast in its commitment to offering students from around the world a strong and vibrant learning environment. I am proud to be part of a university that has dedicated itself, for more than a century, to upholding the American dream. Students from 117 countries around the globe call Pace home and we hope you will choose Pace University as your second home, too.
Pace University President
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