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Pathways at Pace University: program options

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We offer preparation programs that lead into Pace University undergraduate and graduate degrees. If you do not need degree preparation, Pathways staff can help you apply directly to a bachelor’s (Year 1 or Transfer admission) or master’s at Pace.

Search for degrees at Pace University

Route to PaceProgram offeredCampus
Preparation programUndergraduate Global PathwaysNew York City
Graduate Global Pathways
Enter a degree directlyBachelor's degreesNew York City or Westchester
Master's degrees

Direct admission to a bachelor’s degree

Students who meet all entry requirements should apply for direct admission to Year 1 of a bachelor’s degree or transfer admission to Year 2 or 3*. Disciplines include arts and sciences, business, computing, education and health science. See all available degrees.

Art and DesignMarketing and Media
Business and FinanceMathematics
ComputingMusic and Performing Arts
EducationScience and Health
EngineeringSTEM
Environment and AgricultureSocial Science and Humanities
Hospitality and Tourism

For most degrees, you can choose to study in New York City and nearby Westchester County.

*International students who have already completed some university credits may be eligible to enter Year 2 or 3 of a bachelor’s degree at Pace University. Learn more about the transfer admission process.

Direct admission to a master’s degree

Students who meet all entry requirements can apply for admission to a master’s degree. Disciplines include accounting, business, computing, data science, information systems, management, marketing, media, nutrition, psychology, public administration, science, and TESOL. See all available degrees.

Some degrees offer a choice between Pace’s New York City and Westchester campuses.

Undergraduate Global Pathways program

Improve your English language and academic grades, for progression to Year 1 or 2 of a bachelor’s degree.  You can also earn credits that you will transfer to your degree. Available disciplines include arts and sciences, business, computing and education. See all progression degrees.

Study your pathway program on Pace’s New York City campus and continue your studies there or progress to the Westchester campus, depending on your degree and preference.

Graduate Global Pathways program

Improve your English language and academic skills, for progression to a master’s degree. You can also earn credits that you will transfer to your degree. Available disciplines include arts and sciences, business and computing. See all progression degrees.

Study your pathway program on Pace’s New York City campus and continue your studies in Lower Manhattan or progress to the Westchester campus, depending on your degree and preference.

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 KITE IELTS/IELTS Indicator Pearson PTE Duolingo
    Undergraduate degree (including transfer)* 80 462 6.5 54 105
    Undergraduate Global Pathways (including transfer)* 61 428 5.5 (no bands below 5.0) 44 85
    Graduate degree in Lubin School of Business 90 487 7.0 61 110
    Graduate degree in Seidenberg School of Computer Science 78 458 6.5 52 105
    Graduate degree in Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 88 483 7.0 60 110
    MA Communications and Digital Media 100 519 7.5 68 120
    MS TESOL International 88 483 7.0 60 110
    MS Nutrition and Dietetics 88 483 7.0 60 110
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to Lubin School of Business 70 446 6.0 (no bands below 5.5) 47 95
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to Seidenberg School of Computer Science 55 416 5.5 (no bands below 5.0) 42 85
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to MS TESOL International 65 436 6.0 (no bands below 5.5) 45 85
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to MA Communications and Digital Media 80 462 6.5 (no bands below 6.0) 54 105
    Graduate Global Pathways leading to Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 65 436 6.0 (no bands below 5.5) 45 85

    *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.

  • 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 admission to its master’s degrees.

    3-year bachelor’s degrees are considered by Seidenberg School of Computer Science, but a GRE score is needed from these applicants.

    4-year bachelor’s degrees are required by Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.

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