Tuition and Fees

Current Tuition
Cost per credit hour $1,110
Total credits 36
Total tuition $39,960

Tuition excludes the cost of textbooks and materials, which vary by course.

Tuition amounts are subject to change without notice. Calculations shown are based on the most recent tuition costs per credit.


Admitted students are required to pay a $200 non-refundable deposit to secure their place in the program. The deposit will be applied toward tuition.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in Pace Online programs may be eligible for Federal Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loans and private education loans to cover tuition and other education-related costs. Students who apply for federal loans receive their financial aid award letters via mail within two to four weeks of FAFSA submission. Notification times for private education loans vary by lender.

For more information about funding your education, contact Pace’s Financial Aid Office. You can schedule a phone appointment using the link below:

You can also email your inquiry to open a Help Desk ticket at

You can find student loan information on the US Department of Education’s Financial Student Aid website. For more information on how to file your FAFSA, visit the FAFSA website. The FAFSA school code for Pace University is 002791.

Leave of Absence Impact on Financial Aid

Students on a leave of absence pursuant to the Leave of Absence Policy are considered to be withdrawn from the University for purposes of financial aid. Consequently, loan repayment obligations may be triggered. Students should speak to a representative of the Financial Aid Office for more detailed information about the status of their financial aid during a leave of absence prior to submitting a Leave of Absence Application.

Veteran Benefits

Eligible veteran students can receive tuition benefits offered by the GI Bill. For general information about veterans benefits, please contact Peter Riley at or (212) 346-1115.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Pace University is proud to be a part of the Yellow Ribbon Program, an educational enhancement program that provides scholarship assistance to US veterans who have accumulated at least 36 months of active duty service following the events of September 11, 2001. After financial aid, this program can provide full coverage for out-of-pocket tuition and fees.

For more information visit the Yellow Ribbon Program page on the Pace University website.

Payment Plans

All students are eligible to take advantage of Pace University’s interest-free payment plans. These plans are available for the fall and spring terms in monthly installments and there is a weekly plan option available for summer terms.

Please contact an admission advisor by phone at (866) 853-4658 or at with any questions or concerns you may have regarding Financial Aid eligibility for Pace’s MA in Communications and Digital Media program.

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To learn more about online Master of Arts in Communications and Digital Media program, fill out the fields in this form to download a free brochure. If you have any questions at any time, please contact an admission advisor at (866) 853-4658.

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