Pace’s 100% online BBA in Business Studies program with a concentration in Marketing and Management or Finance offers several educational advancement opportunities that cater to those seeking to earn their bachelor’s. Adults looking to finish their degree can apply prior college credit and life/work experience to reduce the time and cost of completing their degree while on their way to competitive employment opportunities in management or marketing.

Upcoming Start Date

The next start date is

September 5, 2024

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Completed applications must be submitted two weeks prior to the next start date.

Application Submission and Review

Students have the opportunity to attend year round with entry terms in fall, spring, and summer.

Candidates will be notified of an admission decision via email within two weeks of a completed application submission.

Accepted students will receive additional information on how to submit a deposit to secure their place in the program and how to make an appointment with an academic advisor.

In addition, accepted transfer students will receive a preliminary Transfer Credit Evaluation shortly after acceptance.

Candidates should complete their application prior to one month before their desired start date. However, applicants will be notified on a rolling basis after the application deadline. We encourage prospective students to submit their application well before the deadline if possible. This is especially important for those who plan to utilize federal financial aid.

Candidates can also use the Pace’s Applicant Portal to check the status of their application. Please wait for 24-hours after application submission to use this tool.

Interested in a step-by-step guide to submitting your application? Get answers to admissions process questions by watching our recorded application workshop, where you will learn what we’re looking for in your supplemental materials, get a look at our program outcomes, and meet your admission advisor.

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Admission Requirements

Candidates with no college credits are eligible to apply and those who have 56 completed college credits may be eligible to transfer. Candidates should have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Those whose GPA is lower than required can submit a one-page essay or personal statement that addresses why the program is a good fit, specifically considering the online learning environment, and provide any justification for the reported GPA. Once enrolled, students can initiate a request to have prior work/life experiences reviewed for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credits. For detailed information regarding eligibility, please visit our Maximize Credits page.

Admission Materials

  • A completed online application
  • A current, professional resume
  • Official college/university transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Official high school transcript, diploma, or GED certification, if you haven’t earned an Associate’s degree

Paper transcripts can be sent to:

Pace University
Application Processing Center
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570

We recommend whenever possible to have your official transcript sent electronically directly from the other institution to

  • International students whose primary institution did not teach in English and reside outside of the United States are required to submit one of the following English proficiency scores:
    • TOEFL
      • Paper-based version: 550
      • Computer-based version: 213
      • Internet based-version: 80
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • Pearson PTE: 54

Please also become familiar with additional admission requirements as listed on our International Students page.

Application Process for Former Pace Students

Individuals who have previously been matriculated into a degree program at Pace University but not graduated are eligible for a modified admission process should they wish to return to complete their degree. Former students will need to begin the process by notifying an enrollment advisor at or (886) 815-5166 to begin the conversation about returning to Pace.

In addition, you will be asked to provide official transcripts from any institution attended after leaving Pace University.

Paper transcripts can be sent to:

Pace University
Office of the Registrar
Transfer Credit Office
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570

We recommend whenever possible to have your official transcript sent electronically directly from the other institution to

Please reach out to an admission advisor at or (866) 815-5166 to begin the conversation about returning to Pace.

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