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Build the foundations for an outstanding career at Pace University in New York, where exceptional academic preparation is combined with impressive internship opportunities and employer connections. Whether you choose to study at the University’s urban campus in Lower Manhattan or in suburban Westchester County, you’ll find an ideal setting to work toward your personal and professional ambitions.

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Top reasons to study here

8,900+ internships and work experiences

completed by Pace students each year

Based in New York — #2 academic city in the USA

QS Best Student Cities 2022

Top 10% of US universities for future salary potential

College Salary Report: Best universities for a bachelor’s degree ( 2021–22)

Top 100 in USA for Employability

QS World University Rankings: USA 2021

Renewable merit scholarships

for international students admitted directly to a bachelor's or master's degree

Subject ranking highlights

Subject areaRankingSource
AccountingTop 50 in USAPublic Accounting Report
Business# 212 in USA

Top 150 in USA
U.S. News Best Colleges 2022

U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
BusinessTop 9% in USA (#97 / 1170 ranked)PayScale College Salary Report 2021–22
CommunicationsTop 9% in USA (#40 / 446 ranked)PayScale College Salary Report 2021–22
Criminal JusticeTop 5% in USACollege Factual 2020
Entertainment Management#5 in USABest College Reviews 2020
Environmental Law#1 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
FinanceTop 10% highest paid graduates in USACollege Factual 2020
Media#18 in USALinkedIn Best Career Prospects
Nursing and Health Science Top 4% in USA (#21 / 673 ranked)PayScale College Salary Report 2021–22
Taxation#7 in USATax Talent Educational Survey 2018

Your Pace experience

Notable alumni

  • Ailee (USA)

    Attended Pace University

    Majored in communications before pursuing a career in music.

    Lifetime achievements

    K-pop singer, songwriter, and actor. Ailee won the Best New Artist Award at the Melon Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, and the Seoul Music Awards.

  • Ariane de Rothschild (France/Germany, born in El Salvador)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

    Lifetime achievements

    President of the Executive Committee at Edmond de Rothschild Group since 2015, and President of the Edmond de Rosthschild Foundations.

  • Edward Miller (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Graduated in 1968 with a degree in finance. He also received an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree in 1999.

    Lifetime achievements

    Former President and CEO of AXA Financial, Inc from 1997 to 2001. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice Chairman of Chase Manhattan. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of American Express Centurion Bank.

  • Fares D. Noujaim (Kuwait)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics.

    Lifetime achievements

    Senior Managing Director of Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities. Previously, he held the position of Executive Vice-Chairman of Global Corporate and Investment Banking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Ivan G. Seidenberg (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

    Lifetime achievements

    Former chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications, Inc. Seidenberg worked for Verizon for more than 40 years, starting out as a cable splicer for Verizon’s predecessor company, New York Telephone.

  • Kevin Huang (Malaysia)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a degree in Computer Information Systems.

    Lifetime achievements

    Co-founder and CEO of Pixel Interactive Media, one of the largest independent, multi-screen advertising technology companies in Asia. Kevin was named Digital Marketing Hero in 2014 by the Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing (HKAIM).

  • Lalit Modi (India)

    Attended Pace University

    Studied for 2 years before pursuing a degree elsewhere.

    Lifetime achievements

    The 1st chairman and commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also served as the Chairman of the Champions League from 2008 to 2010. He has also served as the President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association and as the Vice President of the Punjab Cricket Association.

  • Mel Karmazin (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

    Lifetime achievements

    Co-founder and former President of CBS Radio, he later became the president of CBS television. Following this he was CEO of Sirius XM Radio until 2013.

  • Richard Grasso (USA)

    Attended Pace University

    Studied for 2 years before joining the US Army.

    Lifetime achievements

    President and COO of the New York Stock Exchange (1995–2003). He has been credited with cementing the NYSE’s position as the pre-eminent US stock market.

  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (USA)

    Graduated from Pace

    Earned a Master of Laws (LLM)

    Lifetime achievements

    Radio host, environmental activist, author, and attorney. He co-founded the non-profit environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance in 1999 and served as senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). He was a Professor of Environmental Law at Pace University for over 30 years.

Pace University is a global institution and remains steadfast in its commitment to offering students from around the world a strong and vibrant learning environment. I am proud to be part of a university that has dedicated itself, for more than a century, to upholding the American dream. Students from 117 countries around the globe call Pace home and we hope you will choose Pace University as your second home, too.
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