Pace’s 100% online degree completion programs offer several educational advancement opportunities with multiple concentrations that cater to those seeking to complete a degree program in order to expand their job opportunities, increase their earning potential, and enhance their knowledge to remain competitive in today’s workforce.

Please see below for admission requirements applicable to the following programs*:

 

Upcoming Start Date
The next start date is January 17, 2019.

Completed applications must be submitted one month prior to the next start date.


Application Submission and Review

Students have five opportunities to begin an online degree completion program each year including two in the Fall, two in the Spring, and one in the Summer.

Candidates will be notified of an admission decision via email within two weeks of a completed application submission.

Accepted students will receive additional information on how to submit a deposit to secure their place in the program and how to make an appointment with an academic advisor.

In addition, accepted student will be able to initiate a request to have transfer credits accepted and will receive instructions on how to complete their Preliminary Transfer Credit Evaluation.

Candidates can apply up to one month prior to their desired start date. We encourage prospective students, however, to submit their application well before the deadline if possible. This is especially important for those who plan to utilize federal financial aid

Candidates can also use the Applicant Portal to check the status of their application. Please wait for 24-hours after application submission to use this tool.


Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking their bachelor’s degree should have a minimum of 56 completed college credits eligible for transfer. Those candidates with fewer than 56 eligible college credits should apply for the AA in General Arts and Sciences degree. For detailed information regarding eligibility, please visit our Transfer Credits page.

Bachelor’s degree candidates should have a minimum transfer GPA of 2.5 except for BBA in Business Studies applicants who should have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Associate degree candidates should have a minimum high school GPA of 80 or 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Those whose GPA is lower than required can submit a one-page essay or personal statement that addresses why the program is a good fit, specifically considering the online learning environment, and provide any justification for the reported GPA.


Admission Materials

  • A completed online application
  • A current, professional resume
  • Associate degree applicants who have graduated from high school within four years prior to applying will need to provide a copy of their SAT scores.
  • Official college/university transcripts* from all previously attended institutions
  • Official high school transcript, diploma, or GED certification
     
    Paper transcripts can be sent to:

    Pace University Online
    Attn: Lisa Slingerland
    100 Summit Lake Drive
    Valhalla, NY 10595

    Digital transcripts can be sent to:

    Pace University
    Attn: Lisa Slingerland
    paceonlineadm@pace.edu

  • International Students whose primary institution did not teach in English and reside out of the United States are required to submit one of the following English proficiency scores:

    • TOEFL
      • Paper-based version: 550
      • Computer-based version: 213
      • Internet-based version: 80
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • Pearson PTE: 54
    • Please also become familiar with additional admission requirements as listed on our International Students page.

    *Applicants should note that Pace is not currently accepting applications from prospective students that reside in California or Massachusetts.


    Resumption of Studies Process

    Requirements for former Pace students interested in returning via Pace’s online degree completion programs include:

    • A resumption of studies form
    • A change of major form
    • A current, professional resume
    • A one to two paragraph personal essay addressing how you think the program will benefit you.
    • Official transcripts from any institution attended after leaving Pace University.
       
      Paper transcripts can be sent to:
      Pace University Online
      Attn: Lisa Slingerland
      100 Summit Lake Drive
      Valhalla, NY 10595

       
      Digital transcripts can be sent to:
      Pace University
      Attn: Lisa Slingerland
      paceonlineadm@pace.edu

    All materials can be sent to the Pace Online Admissions Office at paceonlineadm@pace.edu or by fax at (914) 989-8681.

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    To learn more about Pace University’s Online Programs, fill out the fields below to download a free brochure. You can also call us toll-free at (866) 815-5166 to talk with one of our admission advisors.

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