Pace University-New York
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 LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students12,986|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
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|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||0||8|
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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1040 to 1220|
|ACT||21 to 27|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program 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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,215/credit|
|In State Students||$1,215/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,215/credit|
|In District Students||$1,230/credit|
|In State Students||$1,230/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,230/credit|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||19%||$918|
|State Grant & Scholarships||21%||$3,484|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||95%||$25,909|
|Federal Student Loans||61%||$6,210|
$31,734Average Net Price
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|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.