NEW YORK  – Hector Benavides from McAllen is a junior this fall at Pace University's New York City campus and has decided to major in Communications.

Pace University is recognized for professionally-oriented programs in business, law, arts and sciences, information technology, education, and nursing, with a core curriculum based in the liberal arts.

This September Pace University enrolled 2100 new undergraduate students at its campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York. Businessweek ranked Pace among the top 50 colleges and universities in the U.S. in 2011 for graduates with the highest earning potential. The University has over 1900 students participating in University sponsored internships through its Co-Op and Career Services program.

Pace has produced thinking professionals since 1906 by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.