Pace University is a private comprehensive multi-campus university in the New York metropolitan area with campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York.
The environmental law program at the Pace University School of Law has received national accolades from the annual report on law schools done by US News and World
Report and The Princeton Review; it ranks number three in the nation in environmental law. Similarly, the graduate program of the family nurse practitioner in the Lienhard School of Nursing is ranked in the top ten such programs nationally, and has only two top-tier peers in the northeast United States
, Yale and Columbia.
Pace University campuses are located in New York City and Westchester County, in Pleasantville
, Briarcliff Manor
, and White Plains
. The University's shuttle service provides transportation between the New York City, White Plains, and Pleasantville-Briarcliff campuses. Furthermore, Pace University has a high school located just ten blocks away from the University's New York City campus.
Theater And The Arts:
The Michael Schimmel Center For The Arts
is the principal theatre of Pace University and is located at the University's New York City campus in Lower Manhattan
. The 750-seat Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts is home the television show Inside the Actors Studio hosted by James Lipton and previously the home of the National Actors Theatre, a theatre company founded by the late actor Tony Randall who was in residence. The National Actors Theatre was the only professional theatre company housed in a university in New York City.
Pace's sports teams are called the Setters; the University's mascot is the Setter. Pace University sponsors nineteen intercollegiate varsity sports. Its affiliations include the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, Northeast-10 Conference, and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). The school's official colors are blue and gold.
Pace's athletic facilities are highlighted by the 29,000 square foot (6,968 m²) Goldstein Health, Fitness and Recreation Center in Pleasantville, New York, which boasts a 2400-seat arena, eight-lane swimming pool, weight/fitness room, aerobics/dance room, training room, locker rooms, equipment room, meeting rooms, and offices of the athletics department.