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Why choose Pace?

  1. The university prides itself on its combination of strong academics, real-world experiences, advising and mentoring.
  2. At the New York campus: New York City is your campus – Pace is your home base for studying, living and working in the most dynamic city in the U.S.
  3. At the Pleasantville campus: Enjoy two sides of New York – a close-knit traditional campus lifestyle and easy access to professional and social activities the NYC metropolitan area offers.


Quick Facts:

Location:  New York/ Pleasantville NY, USA

City Population:  8.5 million/7,000

University Population:  12,800

Climate:  New York City experiences a humid subtropical climate. Winters are cold and damp, Spring and Autumn are unpredictable and can range from chilly to warm. Summers in the area are typically hot and humid.

Nearest Airport: Newark/JFK Airport

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Pace University is a private university in the New York metropolitan area with campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York. The university's shuttle service provides transportation between the New York City and Pleasantville-Briarcliff campuses.

The New York City campus, the birthplace of Pace, is located in the Civic Center of lower Manhattan, next to the Financial District and New York Downtown Hospital. The campus is walking distance to well-known New York City sites including Wall Street, the World Financial Center, Chinatown and Little Italy.

The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts is the principal theatre of Pace University and is located at the university's New York City campus in Lower Manhattan. The 750-seat theatre is home to the television show Inside the Actors Studio. Theater productions at Pace have included such stars as Al Pacino, Steve Buscemi, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, and Jeff Goldblum. Pace is also one of the venues for the Tribeca Film Festival, the Tribeca Theater Festival and the New York International Fringe Festival.

Pace's athletic facilities are highlighted by the 29,000-square-foot (2,700 m2) Goldstein Health, Fitness and Recreation Center in Pleasantville, New York, which boasts a 2,400-seat arena, eight-lane swimming pool and weight/fitness room.