Pace University NYC

New York City, New York

Get InfoApply NowIntensive full-day Academy focused on Business & Leadership2 or 4 Week ProgramsTuition ranging from $2,899 - $8,199For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Photo Gallery
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Since 1906, Pace University has provided high-quality education with a firm base in liberal arts learning. It is a private university with two campuses – in New York City and Westchester County – and has an enrollment of almost 13,000 students.

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

During our 53 years of operation, we have provided incredible summer experiences for hundreds of high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 44 states and over 70 countries. This summer, join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world.

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A day in the life

Campus life at Pace University is unique, but here is a preview of what you can do on a single day here.

  • 9.00am Roll out of bed and head to breakfast 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 restaurants in the Financial District 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 Enjoy a pizza, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.

Arrival and departure days

You must arrive and depart on the specified arrival and departure days only. If this is not possible, you must arrive the day after arrival day or depart the day before departure day. There are no rooms available at our residence hall outside of the dates of the program.

4 week session: Arrive June 29, depart July 26
2 week session #1: Arrive June 29, depart July 12
2 week session #2: Arrive July 14, depart July 26

Airport Transfers

Summer Discovery provides escorted transfers from/to New York’s Kennedy Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia Airport (LGA) for $75 each way. We meet you at baggage claim or outside customs for international flights, and assist with your departure. 

Dates & Tuition

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic enrichment program, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, housing, use of facilities, laundry, 2 meals daily while on campus (1 on weekends), recreation access, activities, and trips.

Not included: Application fee, $95 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. 

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

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