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International admission at Pace University

Kaplan helps international students gain admission to a Pace bachelor’s or master’s degree, either directly or through undergraduate and graduate preparation programs taught at Pace University in New York City.

Located in one of the world’s top 20 academic cities (QS Best Student Cities 2022), Pace University is an exciting place to get a US university degree. International students benefit from small classes and specialized preparation to help them succeed on an American campus and in their career.

Top 6% most diverse colleges

in America (Niche.com 2021)

2,100 international students from 120 countries

Be part of a global community at Pace

Guaranteed entry to Pace University

when you pass a pathway program

Pace University Student Jecky

Jecky from India

Progressed to a master's degree in Computing at Pace University
 

My pathway program at Pace prepared me academically for my university studies. I am able to connect with my professors, and understand their different teaching methods. It has also helped me meet other students, who have since become my good friends. It truly provides a home away from home.

International student from China at Pace University

Yue from China

Progressed to a master's degree in Accounting at Pace University
 

Attending a pathway program at Pace University helped me to learn about American culture, and to adapt more readily to the academic environment here. I now have a much better understanding of American-style learning, including the importance of group work and presentation skills.

Reasons to study with Pace University

Pace students - pace university pathways

City living

Your pathway program is taught on Pace University’s New York City campus. It is located just minutes from Wall Street, the World Trade Center, the Brooklyn Bridge, and lots of restaurants and shops.  With easy access to the extensive transportation system, you’ll discover a city full of life that attracts people from all over the world.

Pace students - pace university pathways

City living

Your pathway program is taught on Pace University’s New York City campus. It is located just minutes from Wall Street, the World Trade Center, the Brooklyn Bridge, and lots of restaurants and shops.  With easy access to the extensive transportation system, you’ll discover a city full of life that attracts people from all over the world.

City living

Your pathway program is taught on Pace University’s New York City campus. It is located just minutes from Wall Street, the World Trade Center, the Brooklyn Bridge, and lots of restaurants and shops.  With easy access to the extensive transportation system, you’ll discover a city full of life that attracts people from all over the world.

Pace students in the library of pace university pathways

Engaging campus life

You will have access to everything the University offers. Use the libraries to study, the computer facilities to do research, and join sports clubs and associations to socialize with classmates. As a pathway student, you’re a part of the Pace community as soon as you arrive on campus.

Pace students in the library of pace university pathways

Engaging campus life

You will have access to everything the University offers. Use the libraries to study, the computer facilities to do research, and join sports clubs and associations to socialize with classmates. As a pathway student, you’re a part of the Pace community as soon as you arrive on campus.

Engaging campus life

You will have access to everything the University offers. Use the libraries to study, the computer facilities to do research, and join sports clubs and associations to socialize with classmates. As a pathway student, you’re a part of the Pace community as soon as you arrive on campus.

A classroom at Pace - pace university pathways

Attentive teaching

Our pathway program instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to their teaching. Small class sizes and one-to-one support allow you to build your confidence and ensure that you stay on track. We also monitor your academic progress and offer private tutoring if it looks like you need extra help.

A classroom at Pace - pace university pathways

Attentive teaching

Our pathway program instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to their teaching. Small class sizes and one-to-one support allow you to build your confidence and ensure that you stay on track. We also monitor your academic progress and offer private tutoring if it looks like you need extra help.

Attentive teaching

Our pathway program instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to their teaching. Small class sizes and one-to-one support allow you to build your confidence and ensure that you stay on track. We also monitor your academic progress and offer private tutoring if it looks like you need extra help.

students at Pace - pace university pathways

Dedicated support

When you arrive, we will pick you up from the airport and provide a week-long orientation to help you get settled. At any time of the year, you can get expert advice on academic courses, visas, employment regulations and life in New York City.

students at Pace - pace university pathways

Dedicated support

When you arrive, we will pick you up from the airport and provide a week-long orientation to help you get settled. At any time of the year, you can get expert advice on academic courses, visas, employment regulations and life in New York City.

Dedicated support

When you arrive, we will pick you up from the airport and provide a week-long orientation to help you get settled. At any time of the year, you can get expert advice on academic courses, visas, employment regulations and life in New York City.

Entry requirements

  • Academic
    Program GPA in previous study
    Undergraduate degree (including transfer)* 2.5
    Undergraduate Global Pathways (including transfer)* 2.0
    Graduate degree in Lubin School of Business 3.0
    Graduate degree in Seidenberg School of Computer Science 3.0
    Graduate degree in Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 3.0
    MS TESOL International 3.0
    MS Nutrition and Dietetics 3.0
    Graduate Global Pathways 3.0 (borderline grades considered)

    *You can apply for transfer admission if you have existing undergraduate credit from another university. Pace accepts a maximum of 96 credits from 4-year institutions or 68 credits from 2-year institutions. Pace will assess your transcript to determine how many credits are transferable into a degree.

  • English language
    Program TOEFL TOEFL Essentials Kaplan International Tools for English IELTS/IELTS Indicator Pearson PTE Duolingo
    Undergraduate degree (including transfer) 80 9.0 462 6.5 54 105
    Undergraduate Global Pathways (including transfer) 61 7.0 428 5.5 (no bands below 5.0) 44 85
    Graduate degree in Lubin School of Business 90 9.5 487 7.0 61 110
    Graduate degree in Seidenberg School of Computer Science 78 8.5 458 6.5 52 105
    Graduate degree in Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 88 9.5 483 7.0 60 110
    MS TESOL International 88 9.5 483 7.0 60 110
    MS Nutrition and Dietetics 88 9.5 483 7.0 60 110
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to Lubin School of Business* 70 7.5 446 6.0 (no bands below 5.5) 47 95
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to Seidenberg School of Computer Science* 55 6.5 416 5.5 (no bands below 5.0) 42 85
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to MS TESOL International* 65 7.5 436 6.0 (no bands below 5.5) 45 85
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to Dyson College of Arts and Sciences* 65 7.5 436 6.0 (no bands below 5.5) 45 85

    *If you do not meet the minimum English level, you can first join Pace’s on-campus Intensive English Program. When you reach the required English level, you can progress to your Global Pathways Program without needing to submit a new English test score.

  • Other requirements

    A portfolio is needed for BFA Art.

    From Fall 2020 onwards, Lubin School of Business is waiving the GMAT/GRE score requirement for master’s degree applicants with GPA 3.0+.

    3-year bachelor’s degrees from the following countries are considered by Pace as equivalent to a 4-year US degree:
    Australia, Canada, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, India, and European countries that are a part of the Bologna Process

    A GMAT/GRE score is needed from applicants with a 3-year degree from any other country.

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