Pace NYC New York City, New York Intensive full-day institutes focused on Business, Leadership, Acting, or English Language 3 Week Program
Prices ranging from $5,899 - $7,499
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  • 3 Weeks 7/3 - 7/21 $7,499 Pre-College Program
  • 3 Weeks 7/4 - 7/20 $5,899 Day Program (for local students)

Open to students completing grades 9, 10, 11 & 12. 

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, housing, use of facilities, laundry, 2 meals Monday-Friday (1 meal on Saturday and Sunday) while on campus, recreation access, activities and trips.

Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, lunch and meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, linens, blanket and pillow, souvenirs, and personal spending money. 

Day tuition includes: Academic program only. Activities are not available to Day Students.

Pace University NYC  - Overview

Why NYC Institutes @ Pace University?

Since 1906, Pace University has provided high-quality education with a firm base in liberal learning. It is a private university with two campuses, in New York City and Westchester County, enrolling almost 13,000 students.

Pace University’s lower Manhattan campus is an intellectual and cultural hub on the border of Tribeca and the financial district, between South Street Seaport, Wall Street, and Broadway. With its ideal location, Pace is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.

At Summer Discovery, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a great introduction to college life.

During our 51 years, we have provided incredible summer experiences for hundreds of high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 43 states and over 60 countries. Join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world this summer.

  • Residential Life Live with your friends in one of the greatest cities in the world. Become more independent with the support of our amazing staff.
  • Academics Choose from one of 5 amazing institutes in Business, Leadership, Acting, and English Language.
  • Activities Spend your summer discovering everything New York has to offer. From Central Park to the Empire State Building to Coney Island, every day is action-packed. 
  • Sports Take advantage of the athletic facilities at Pace through pick-up games and tournaments.

A typical weekday in New York

Every day is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus:

9.00am Roll out of bed and head to Café 101 where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, yogurt, and more on your way to class.

10.00am Grab your notebook and pen (or your laptop) and don’t be late for class.

12.30pm What’s one great thing about college? Long lunch breaks. Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends, catch up on homework, or workout at the gym.

2.00pm Back to class, but not always in the classroom. Some afternoons will be spent on site visits around the city to local businesses and organizations. 

4.00pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from shopping, museums, sports, and more.

6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at Café 101, or choose from delicious restaurants in Chinatown, Little Italy, and more.

8.00pm Movies in the park. Comedy shows. Concerts. Major league sports. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends at Pace.

11.00pm Order a pizza, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.

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