Pepperdine University

Malibu, California

Overview

Address24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
School Websitewww.pepperdine.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Pepperdine University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Malibu, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,265 students applied to Pepperdine University. Of those students, 4,016 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Pepperdine University was $53,680, in addition to fees of $252. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Pepperdine University.

Pepperdine University has a 83% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Pepperdine University acceptance rate is 36%. To put this into perspective, 4,016 of the 11,265 students who applied to Pepperdine University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Pepperdine University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Pepperdine University had an SAT score between the range of 1,220 and 1,420. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Pepperdine University was between 26 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Pepperdine University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Pepperdine University, the tuition for in-state residents is $53,680. Combined with fees of $252, room and board costs of $15,320, other expenses of $2,500 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,932 in tuition.

Students at Pepperdine University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Pepperdine University was $6,298 last year. with 20% of students were awarded federal aid.

Pepperdine University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Pepperdine University.

Pepperdine University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 42% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 45% of students come from in-state and 12% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Pepperdine University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Pepperdine University to thrive in your studies.

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