Pace University-New York Admission RequirementsNew York, New York
Chances of getting into Pace University New York
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Pace University-New York and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #99 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 16,327 out of 21,520 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 43 percent. Pace University New York typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Pace University-New York SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT81%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|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 requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #54 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1140 to 1220||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1060 to 1140||Avg -||65%-76%|
|980 to 1060||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 980||Low||<52%|
Pace University-New York ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT23%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|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 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 #44 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pace University New York.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>86%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||76%-86%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||67%-76%|
|20 to 22||Reach||58%-67%|
|Less than 20||Low||<58%|
Avg. High School GPA3.3
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need 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 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
51% of Pace University New York freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||14%||12%|
What are the requirements for admission to Pace University New York and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
81% of students submit their SAT scores to Pace University-New York. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1220. 81% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.