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Pace Law School

Rank 131 (USNWR 2023)
152
Median LSAT
3.39
Median GPA
51.6%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Pace Law School
  • Pace University
  • PACE UNIVERSITY

Pace Law School is a law school located in White Plains, New York. The school was ranked 131 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Pace Law School is approximately 293.

Admissions website: https://law.pace.edu/admissions-aid

Admissions email: admissions@law.pace.edu

Admissions phone: (914) 422-4210

Can I get into Pace Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Pace Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 150 152 154
GPA 3.08 3.39 3.62
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1759 58
# Admissions offers 908 -
Class size 293 88
% Accepted 51.6% 29
% Yield 31.9% 58

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,759 people applied and 908 were offered admission.

Pace University has a 1L class size of 293, and yield of 31.94%. 290 out of 908 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 31.94% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Pace University has a median LSAT of 152. The 25th percentile LSAT is 150 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 154.

The median GPA is 3.39. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.08 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.62.

Pace Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 87 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Pace Law School cost per year?

$51,240.00
Tuition
51st percentile
$79,952.00
CoA
51st percentile
69.00%
Grads with debt
41st percentile
$98,797.00
Average debt
53rd percentile
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
61st percentile
$80,000.00
Salary
54th percentile
$68,000.00
PI Salary
91st percentile
47.80%
Employment rate
34th percentile
73.40%
Bar pass rate
18th percentile

Cost of attending Pace Law School

In 2023, tuition was $51,240 and the annual cost of attending was $79,952 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Pace Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Pace University make $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $68,000.

50.3% of law graduates from Pace University go directly to work for law firms, while 16.2% clerk for a judge. 5.6% of graduates go into public interest.

73.4% of Pace University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Pace Law School

Located between the excitement of New York City and the natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley, Pace Law is an innovative institution with a worldwide reputation in environmental and international law. Pace is also known as a founding sponsor of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and the International Criminal Court Moot Competition, as well as the host institution of the Albert H. Kritzer CISG Database. Graduate students from all over the world come to Pace to enhance their law practice or to develop scholarship in a specialized area of interest.

Our students report that Pace Law offers an ideal combination of a quiet campus perfect for undistracted study and easy access to New York City. Located in Westchester County, White Plains is a friendly and safe small city with abundant on- and off-campus housing opportunities and good public transportation. In their free time, students enjoy White Plains’ young, vibrant social scene, with restaurants, bars, shopping, cinemas, and fitness clubs within walking distance of the campus. Central Manhattan is easily accessible by Metro-North rail. Some students choose to live in New York City, while others live in White Plains or the surrounding area and commute to NYC events and internship locations.

This school also has a spring start term.

Pace University

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1:45
What does the "pending verification" status mean?
1:45
It says everything is submitted so I'm not really sure why that's different than something like "under review" that other schools say
I submitted 11/1 and mine said pending verification until it went UR on 11/17. I emailed them about it, too, asking if there was anything I needed to submit to help them verify. They said nope, my apps was complete
@Bklig614: ^
well it changed 11/15 and then again on 11/17, so i've just assumed thats UR2 lol idk anything anymore
11:00
Got it. I applied 12/1 so I guess I'm just behind you. Thanks!
Did you guys apply for the Spring 2024 semester? Calendar says orientation is on 2 January. Still waiting on a decision, just hoping I haven't been rejected by ghosting.
@SourDisgustingKiwi: I applied for Fall 2024. Hopefully you hear back asap, that's gotta be super stressful, I'm sorry!
does anyone know of a chat for accepted students?
12:53
just got accepted!!!!!
18:31
Does anyone know if "new application received" is a bad thing? I submitted an updated transcript to LSAC so I'm assuming it's due to that but none of my other application statuses have changed
12:08
Nevermind I'm in review now lol
14:00
I went in review on 1/4 and then date changed to 1/10. Decision coming soon?
12:18
I'm still pending verification
23:32
A Today!
16:00
congrats ! when did you apply?
Lulumax
23:49
I’ve been waiting since November . I hope a decision will be sent out next week. I need to be patient.
19:51
I applied 12/26 so I probably have a while
A today!
applied 12.5
I finally just went to new application recieved after being on pending verification.. does anyone know how long it takes to go from new application recieved to a decision? & does new app recieved mean under review?
16:37
@Grego5116: sorry I just saw this. I applied in the first couple days of December, I think 12/2. Hope you hear soon!
WorthlessPinkLionfish
16:47
has any one heard anything about Haub scholar interviews yet ?
13:06
Ive been UR since 1/12 i hope I find out soon
15:05
still no word from anyone lol
@lilavocado: did you go UR2 on 1/12 or just regular UR?
18:37
just regular, its been updated a few more times to in review since
9:20
Does anyone know if they just dont respond to applicants they arent accepting?
@lilavocado: not sure, they were responsive when I first applied. So pre decision
16:56
oh i got waitlisted today, ok.
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