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A Place to Excel

The Pforzheimer Honors College is a highly esteemed opportunity at Pace – a community of talented undergraduate scholars studying under the distinguished faculty of a great university. The Honors College is open to all majors within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, the School of Education, the College of Health Professions, the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, and the School of Performing Arts, and offers entering freshmen the eligibility to complete any undergraduate major offered by Pace University. The Honors College is a place to excel throughout your four years. It is a place where you can realize your greatest potential.


Students in the Honors College have the opportunity to study with a community of exceptional undergraduate students and distinguished faculty members. Honors College students may choose a major from any of the six colleges or schools at Pace University: Arts and Sciences, Business, Computer Science and Information Systems, Performing Arts, Nursing, and Education. Acceptance into the Pforzheimer Honors College is highly selective. Those students who are accepted into the Honors College benefit by: early registration, early housing selection for those living on-campus, close mentoring from peers and advisors, and receiving an Honors scholarship of at least $15,000 per year. The Honors College will help you excel academically, but it is also a place where you can realize your greatest potential.

Admission Information

The Honors Peer Mentoring Program is designed to help all incoming students, both first-year and transfer students, get adjusted to the Honors College and life at Pace. 

Students can earn points by completing service to the Honors College. Once a student earns 100 points they will officially be an Honors Ambassador for a year and will earn one Honors credit. 

The Honors Council is a group of dedicated honor students which assumes the most important leadership roles within the Pforzheimer Honors College. 

In keeping with its motto Opportunitas, the mission of Pace University is to provide its students with the opportunity to discover and fulfill their potential. 


Dr. Jaclyn Kopel
Director of the Pforzheimer Honors College

Pace University
Pforzheimer Honors College
1 Pace Plaza, W207
New York, NY 10038

Phone: (212) 346-1697
Fax: (212) 346-1945

Office Hours (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.