Pace Law School

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Pace University School of Law, known colloquially as Pace Law School, is the law school of Pace University, a comprehensive, independent, and diversified university with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. Located approximately 25 miles north of New York City, Pace Law School is situated on a 13-acre (5.3 hectares) landscaped suburban campus of historic and modern buildings, between the Cross-Westchester Expressway (I-287) and NY Route 22 (North Broadway), in White Plains, New York.

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Pace Law School Admissions

Pace Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 64% of its applicants. Comparatively, Pace is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2027 1407 890 (63.26%) 198 (14.1%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.88 3.22 3.48
LSAT 147 150 153

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $45,376 $45,376
Part Time $34,034 $34,034

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: $19,332
  • Living off-campus: $23,250
  • Living at home: $8,538

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: 04/15
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: 12/05
  • Application Fee: $65

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Pace Law School Community

Pace Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Pace is Below Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 33
  • Part Time: 62


  • # Female Faculty: 39
  • # Minority Faculty: 10


16.0 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: Yes
  • Graduate Housing: Yes
  • Law Specific Housing: No

Pace Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Pace Law School 1L section size is 10% smaller than law schools in New York and 13% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Pace Law School: 167
New York Average: 184
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 488
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 90

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 206
  • Law Journals: 68
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 18.4%
  • Second Year: 4.4%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

Pace Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Pace Law School class of 2022 had an employment rate of 85% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2022, 92.8%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 44.0%
  • Business: 23.0%
  • Government: 11.0%
  • Public Interest: 10.0%
  • Academia: 0.0%
  • New York: 49%
  • Connecticut: 4%
  • New Jersey: 4%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 92.8%
  • First Time Takers: 209
  • Average School: 70.1%
  • Average State: 78.6%
  • Pass Difference: -8.5%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • New York: 78.6%
  • Passed: 136 of 194 (70.1%)
  • State Average: 78.6%
  • Difference: -8.5%