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New York State Enhanced Tuition Award Program

Pace University is committed to making and keeping your education affordable and for that reason the university has elected to participate in the New York State Enhanced Tuition Award Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Every year, Pace provides more than $182 million to students in the form of merit scholarships and financial aid, in addition to the State and Federal grants that are available. The Enhanced Tuition Award (ETA) Program enables New York State resident students to receive additional aid to attend Pace. Students must apply separately for the ETA. Students can receive up to $6,000 from the New York State TAP and ETA program combined. In addition, eligible students will not experience tuition increase in subsequent academic years, up to four years. ETA student recipients will receive notice from New York State that the University will match the ETA state award, however, the total ETA award amount includes the University amount.  Please be advised that the Pace match is already represented in the original institutional award package.  Therefore, once the ETA award is confirmed by the state, Pace University will need to reduce the institutional awards by half the amount of the ETA award.


Eligibility and How to Apply:

In order to be eligible, students must be a New York State resident (for a minimum of twelve months prior to applying), have an adjusted family income of $125,000 or less and plan to complete at least 30 credits during the 12 month period beginning September 2019. In addition, students will be required to live and work in New York State following graduation for as many years that they received an ETA award.

Enhanced Tuiton Award (ETA) application processing for 2019-2020 is now open. Students who have submitted an application are currently being reviewed by New York State Higher Education. If it is determined that a student is eligible to receive an award for the 2019-2020 academic year, you will be notified via an updated Pace University award letter.

If you would like to speak with a financial aid representative at Pace, please call (877) 672-1830 or email the Financial Aid Office.