Pace University-New York

New York, NY 10038
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Pace University-New York is a private institution in New York City. It was established in 1906 with the main campus in Manhattan. Additional campuses were eventually opened in Westchester County and Pleasantville. The university began as a business school and achieved university status in 1973. Pace University is structured into several schools offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. These schools include the Actors Studio MFA program at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, which is home to the Inside the Actors Studio program. Nursing programs are offered at the Lienhard School of Nursing, which is ranked as the 79th-best nursing school according to US News & World Report.

Several nursing programs are available at the Pace University Lienhard School of Nursing, including accelerated BSN and MSN programs. The accelerated MSN program includes a BSN and a master’s degree. The university also offers RN to BSN, DNP, and traditional BSN and MSN programs. All programs are accredited by the CCNE. The school boasts a high pass rate for the NCLEX-RN exam. Students have a 97.7% pass rate, which far exceeds the 87.8% national average. While enrolled in the BSN program, students gain experience at local clinics and a state-of-the-art simulations center.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students12,986
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

All nursing courses required for the BSN program are offered on the Pleasantville campus only. The required University Core Curriculum courses may be taken on either the Pleasantville or New York City campus;

The Accelerated Combined Degree Program consists of a BSN and a Master's degree and is designed for people with non-Nursing degrees to move into nursing career.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 18 140
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 8
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 100%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1957 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/12/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/12/1999 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1040 to 1220
ACT21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $70

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,215/credit
In State Students$1,215/credit
Out of State Students$1,215/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,230/credit
In State Students$1,230/credit
Out of State Students$1,230/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $54,675 $54,675 $54,675
ADN 70 $85,050 $85,050 $85,050
BSN 125 $151,875 $151,875 $151,875
FNP 50 $61,500 $61,500 $61,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Pace University-New York's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $4,834
Other Federal Grant 19% $918
State Grant & Scholarships 21% $3,484
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $25,909
Federal Student Loans 61% $6,210
Private Loans 8% $20,037


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$24,808
$30,001 to $48,000$25,015
$48,001 to $75,000$29,418
$75,001 to $110,000$31,682
Over $110,000$34,338

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Pace University-New York
1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038

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