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Pace University-New York Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Pace University New York

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.7%
Admission Difficulty for Pace University New York
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Pace University-New York and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #110 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 17,640 out of 22,411 applicants were admitted making Pace University New York an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. Pace University New York typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Pace University New York is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pace University-New York SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Pace University New York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Pace University New York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1140

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Pace University New York?

Pace University New York typically prefers applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #56 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Pace University New York admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >86%
1140 to 1230 Avg + 79%-86%
1050 to 1140 Avg - 69%-79%
960 to 1050 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 960 Low <57%
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Pace University-New York ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for Pace University New York
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Pace University New York
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pace University-New York?

Admission data indicates that Pace University-New York regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pace University New York.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Pace University New York admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >86%
24 to 27 Avg + 79%-86%
21 to 24 Avg - 69%-79%
18 to 21 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 18 Low <57%
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Pace University-New York GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Pace University New York?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Pace University-New York. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pace University New York was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #62 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Pace University-New York accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Pace University New York students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 26% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 25% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

51% of Pace University New York freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Pace University New York students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 51%
Top 50% of class 86%
Bottom 50% of class 14%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Pace University New York admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 15,230 7,179 22,411
Accepted 12,178 5,460 17,640
Acceptance Rate 80% 76% 79%
Enrolled 1,262 686 1,948
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
267

Applicants have 267 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Pace University New York is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Pace University New York and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Pace University New York Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Pace University New York
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194310 IPEDS survey data for Pace University New York.

FAQs

Does Pace University New York prefer SAT or ACT?

81% of students submit their SAT scores to Pace University-New York. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Pace University New York?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Pace University-New York. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Pace University New York?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1230. 81% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Pace University New York?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.