Pace University-New York

New York, NY 10038

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.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. Doctoral degrees (DNP)
  3. Accelerated BSN
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner
  6. BSN

    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;

  7. Accelerated MSN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 153
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 119
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Education Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 3
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Education Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 17

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Pace University-New York

New York University
1.33 miles away
St Francis College
1.41 miles away
Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn
1.91 miles away
St. Joseph's College-New York
2.39 miles away
Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
2.44 miles away
Touro College
3.04 miles away
Metropolitan Learning Institute - Jersey City
3.41 miles away
Saint Peter's University
3.67 miles away
Columbia University in the City of New York
7.08 miles away
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
7.09 miles away


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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading470 to 580
SAT: Math470 to 580
ACT Composite21 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$24,075
30k to 48k$25,173
48k to 75k$28,594
75k to 110k$30,981
Over 110k$33,479
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,180.00 $1,180.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,195.00 $1,195.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted [...]

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in [...]

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing
Pace University-New York
1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038

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