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Pace Online Degree Completion Program

We accept applications on a rolling admission basis for each upcoming fall, spring and summer semester. Please review our Academic Calendar for important deadlines and program start dates.
Step 1: Complete an application
  • Complete the online application (applicants with less than 56 college credits should apply to the Associate's degree first)
  • If you are a previous Pace University student, proceed to the Resumption of Studies section.
Step 2: Send the following documents to our application processing center

Pace Online Admission
Pace University
551 Fifth Ave., Room 806
New York, NY 10176

Bachelor Degree Applicants:
Applicants must have completed an Associate Degree or a minimum of 56 transfer liberal arts credits. Please send the following documents:
  • A professional resume
  • Official College / University transcripts from all previously attended institutions (you may use our transcript request form to request each of your transcripts from your institution)
  • Copy of High School diploma / transcript / GED
  • TOEFL / IELTS score report (required of applicants whose prior education was completed outside of the United States)

Associate Degree Applicants:
For students who have completed less than 56 college credits or have not yet attended college. Please send the following documents:

  • All documents required for the Bachelor Degree (see above)
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official SAT/ACT score report (required of applicants who have graduated from High School/completed a GED within the past two years)
Step 3: Track your application status
To check the status of your application, please use the Applicant Portal (available 24 hours after application submission).
Please note: Pace University participates with several electronic transcripts networks: Credentials, Parchment Exchange, National Student Clearing House, and eSCRIP-SAFE. Whenever possible, Pace prefers to receive transcripts electronically. Confirm with the prior institution to determine if they participate in any of these networks. If a send-to e-mail address is required, please use

Admission Requirements

  • Students should have a minimum of 56 college credits completed to apply for the Pace Online Bachelor degree programs. Students with less than 56 transfer credits should apply for the Pace Online Associates degree in General Arts and Sciences.
  • A minimum transfer GPA of 2.5 for admission for all bachelor programs, with the exception of the BS in Nursing, which requires a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • A minimum high school GPA of 80 or 2.5/4.0 for all Associate degree applicants.
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based version), 213 (computer-based version), or 80 (internet-based version), a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, or Pearson PTE academic score of 54.

Resumption of Studies Process

If you are a former Pace student and are interested in returning to complete your degree through the iPace program, please follow these steps:
Step 1: Submit the following documents:
  • Resumption of Studies form
  • Change of Major form
  • Resume
  • Personal essay - 1 or 2 paragraphs addressing how you think this program will benefit you.
  • Official transcripts of any institution that you have attended after leaving Pace University
Step 2: Send all documents to Pace Online Admission Office at or fax to (914) 989-8681. Official transcripts should be mailed to the Pace Online Admission Office:

Pace Online Admissions
Pace University
551 Fifth Ave., Room 800
New York, NY 10176
Step 3: Once we receive your documents, we will forward them to the advisor who will send your documents to the academic department of the program you are applying to for review. The advisor will be in contact with the student once the appropriate documentation has been reviewed.