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Prospective Honors College Students

Inside the Pforzheimer Honors College


First-Year Student Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration for the Honors College, first-year students must have a minimum high school average of 90 and a minimum SAT score of 1280 (minimum of 610 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section and 570 in the Math section), or a minimum of 27 on the ACT. All accepted students who meet these minimums will be reviewed for the Honors College.

Students may apply as test optional to be considered for admission within the Pforzheimer Honors College.

Transfer Students (From Pace University Or Other Universities)

Internal Transfer Students

Any Pace student who has completed between 30-45 credits (approximately 1 year at Pace) is eligible to apply to the Honors College.

External Transfer Students

Students applying to Pace University with a minimum 3.5 GPA and between 30-45 credits are eligible to be reviewed for the Honors College. For more information on the requirements and process please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at