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Why Dyson?

Why Choose Dyson College?

With unparalleled opportunities to expand your intellectual landscape, hone critical skills, engage in professional experiences, and realize your full potential, Dyson’s immersive academics equip you for a meaningful career and rewarding life, wherever your passions take you.

Discover Your True Calling

At Dyson College, your Pace Path comes to life. With personalized advising, an immersive curriculum, research opportunities, connections to internships at industry-leading organizations and expert advising, your Dyson education is centered around – who else? – you.

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Communications and Political Science

Jeremiah Williams ’23

The founder and president of Pace Debates, the University’s debate team, Jeremiah Williams ’23 is pursuing a dual major in communications and political science. Through the combination of his two greatest passions, he’s forging a path to serve others, gaining communication and problem solving skills, and forging his own unique Path at Pace.

Jeremiah Williams

Get Involved

Created with the goal of amplifying underrepresented voices, the Storytelling Fellowship for Diversity and Inclusion connects Fellows to life-changing experiences centered around their writing. Fellows engage in workshops and seminars with industry professionals, participate in meaningful, paid summer internships in the writing arena, and partner with in-house mentors devoted to their academic and professional success.

Punctuated by its Weekend Seminar each autumn and Annual Meeting each spring, the Dyson College Society of Fellows is the college’s premier honors organization. The Society connects Dyson alumni, faculty, and students for robust dialogue and the exploration of intellectual and artistic curiosities, as Fellows engage in seminars and workshops across disciplines and students present faculty-mentored research.

Located at 41 Park Row on the New York City campus, Dyson is home to the world-class Pace University Art Gallery, which showcases pieces across media from Pace students and art faculty, as well as esteemed local and international artists. The gallery is open to the public and features rotating thought-provoking curated exhibits – with past showcases ranging from work centered around social justice, to pieces created from unexpected materials such as ground corn and mushroom-based plastics, to artwork from employees of the New York City sanitation department.

The Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) is the cornerstone of civic engagement at Pace University. The CCAR partners with community organizations and delivers programming encouraging students, faculty, and staff to engage in efforts of volunteerism, political involvement, advocacy, and leadership.

With the aim of educating the community about the protection of human and natural resources, the Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment (DCISE) is housed in the Dyson College Nature Center on the Pleasantville campus. DCISE provides training and research, utilizing Pace’s physical and intellectual resources, to advance environmental information and advocate for the development of healthy and diverse communities in the Hudson Valley and Greater New York City regions.

Dyson Scholars-in-Residence (DSIR) is a vibrant Living-Learning Community in Alumni Hall on the Pleasantville campus, made up of a diverse group of students living together in the residence hall, studying in designated DSIR courses and seminars, pursuing community service projects, and building lifelong friendships. DSIR courses, led by a live-in faculty member, support Dyson’s mission to provide hands-on, immersive learning experiences that go beyond the traditional classroom model, allowing students to learn new skills and make lasting memories.

From groups centered around academic interests, to personal development, to civic engagement and activism, Pace University’s more than 100 student organizations will enhance your educational experience as you explore your passions and prepare for life after Pace.

Prestigious Recognition

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Psychological Association (APA)

The Doctor of Psychology, PsyD, in School-Clinical Child Psychology (New York City) program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and is one of only 10 nationwide recognized as a combined professional-scientific doctoral program by the APA.

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CA-CREP)

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CA-CREP)

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MS (Pleasantville) and the Mental Health Counseling, PhD (Pleasantville) programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CA-CREP).

American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

The Biochemistry, BS, program (New York City) is accredited by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Forensic Science, BS programs (New York City) are approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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Actors Studio

The Actors Studio Drama School offer the only Master of Fine Arts program officially sanctioned and supervised by the Actors Studio.