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Undergraduate Academics

Often the most difficult part of starting a university career can be figuring out how to succeed in a demanding new environment. Sometimes it is just about learning how to learn or thinking about learning in a new way.

The Challenge to Achievement at Pace (CAP) Program is designed for first-year students whose college applications do not accurately reflect their potential for success in an undergraduate program. The CAP program provides a comprehensive first-year experience for students who may not have met all of the University’s requirements for admission, but whose overall academic record indicates potential for success. The program challenges students to explore and grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally as they develop their understanding and ability to make mindful decisions that will have an enduring impact on their personal, academic, and professional development.

Advisers work closely with students in the CAP Program to provide academic and personal guidance. Carefully chosen professors, small class sizes, seminars, workshops, tutorials, academic coaching, and summer bridge programs assist students in acquiring the academic skills necessary to succeed at Pace University. All CAP courses count toward a student’s undergraduate degree.

For more information, visit the CAP website.