Pace University tuition and dates
The total cost of a university education is one of the most important considerations for students and their families. Here you’ll find an overview of the types of costs you’ll need to consider before attending Pace University in New York.
Students must consider the following costs:
- Tuition: the cost of your classes, and likely the most expensive element of your education
- Student housing: the cost of your room while living in New York
- Meal plan: the cost of your access to campus dining as a Pace student
- Standard fees: this mandatory fee covers the cost of things like technology, health care service, and more
- Health insurance: the cost of health-care coverage while enrolled as a student at Pace
- Books and learning materials: the cost of course-related textbooks, workbooks and other materials
- Personal expenses: the cost of miscellaneous expenses while living in New York
Cost of tuition
Often, the most expensive investment in your education abroad is tuition, which pays for all your classes while enrolled at Pace. Tuition prices vary at Pace by study duration and program.
Tuition costs for undergraduate students
|Undergraduate degree program||Typical Length||Tuition fees*|
|Bachelor’s degree||4 years||$49,550–$54,550 per year|
|Undergraduate Global Pathways – duration varies by English level||1–3 semesters||1 semester: $13,000|
2 semesters: $26,000
3 semesters: $39,000
|Intensive English Program||6–14 weeks||6 weeks: $2,270 |
7 weeks: $2,640
12 weeks: $4,540
14 weeks: $5,280
Tuition costs for graduate students
|Graduate degree program||Typical Length||Tuition fees*|
|Dyson college of Arts and Sciences master’s degree||1–2 years||$19,800–$41,700 (depending on degree subject) per year|
|Lubin School of Business master’s degree||1–3 years||$26,280–$43,800 (depending on degree subject) per year|
|Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems||1–2 years||$26,820–$44,700 (depending on degree subject) per year|
|MS Nutrition and Dietetics||2 years||$39,420 per year|
|MS TESOL International||1.5+ years||$18,990 per year|
|Graduate Global Pathways – duration varies by English level||1–3 semesters||1 semester: $11,500 |
2 semesters: $23,000
3 semesters: $34,500
|Intensive English Program||4–16 weeks||6 weeks: $2,270 |
7 weeks: $2,640
12 weeks: $4,540
14 weeks: $5,280
When you attend Pace, you’ll also need to cover other costs, such as your student housing, meal plan, university fees and books and class materials, as well as some spending money for local travel and activities.
The price for on-campus student housing varies among Pace’s New York City and Westchester campuses. Undergraduates are expected to live on campus for their first year as a Pace undergraduate student. All room types are limited in quantity, and specific room types and/or building preferences are not guaranteed.
Housing costs per year
|Pace New York City campus||$17,050–$23,000|
|Pace Westchester campus||$12,000–$16,800|
Dining and meal plans
There are a range of campus dining venues and meal plans available for Pace students, and costs will vary based on the meal plan you select. Meal plans are mandatory for all full-time undergraduate students, and for graduate students if they live in Pace residences.
|Type of student||Price range*|
|Undergraduate first-year meal plans||$4,500–$6,900 per year|
|Graduate student meal plans||$1,200–$1,600 per year|
At Pace, standard fees may differ by degree program and level. Pathways has a different fee, but it is the same rate for undergraduates or graduate students.
- Undergraduate standard fees: $1,984
- Undergraduate pathways standard fees: $1,718
- Graduate standard fees: $1,116–$1,732
- Graduate pathways standard fees: $1,718
It’s mandatory for all international students in the USA to have health insurance during their studies. At Pace, student health insurance costs the same at all campuses and for all levels of study: $2,184 per year.
Key to your education are the course materials used by professors in your classes. These materials include things like textbooks, workbooks, notebooks, highlighters, pens and pencils, calculators and more. We estimate the total cost of books and supplies to be roughly $800 per year for undergraduate and graduate students.
How much money a student spends on local travel and other personal expenses will vary. Pace estimates personal expenses to be $1,600 per year.
Total estimated expenses
Your overall cost for attending Pace will depend on your program. Below are estimated total expenses for undergraduate students and graduate students.
Estimated annual undergraduate expenses
|Cost Item||New York City campus||Westchester campus|
|Books and supplies||$800||$800|
|Estimated total expenses (amount needed for I-20)||$77,668–$91,018||$77,118–$84,818|
Estimated annual graduate expenses
|Cost Item||Estimated cost|
|Books and supplies||$800|
|Estimated total expenses (amount needed for I-20)||$42,470–$75,996|
Important dates to know
Knowing the cost of your education is one thing, knowing when to submit applications, documents and payments is another. Below are some key dates to keep in mind.
|Program||Fall start date||Spring start date||Summer start date|
|Bachelor’s degree||Late August/Early September||Mid-January|
|Master’s degree||Late August/Early September||Mid-January|
|Undergraduate and Graduate Global Pathways||Late August/Early September||Mid-January||Late May|
|Intensive English Program||September or October||January or March||May or July|
Other important dates
|Program||Fall intake||Spring intake|
|On-campus housing deadline||May 1||November 1|
|Application deadline through Kaplan||July 15||November 15|
|I-20 request deadline||Mid-July||Early December|
|Tuition payment deadline||August 1||December 1|
Scholarships are available to help lighten the financial burden on students and their families. At Pace, you are automatically considered for several different scholarships.
91.9% of Pace undergraduate international students
received merit-based scholarship money in Fall 2022
$7.4 million was awarded in scholarships
to Pace graduate students in 2021-2022
Up to $31,000 renewable tuition scholarship
for undergraduate students
Up to $7,380 tuition scholarship
for graduate students
Another great way for international students to lower their overall costs is through on-campus employment. Part-time on-campus jobs are also good for building up your résumé and developing important skills for career readiness. Many international students take advantage of the opportunity to work part-time while earning their degree.
Download useful information
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- Scholarship flyer
- Additional fees sheets
- Financial guarantee forms
- Pace Summary sheet