Overview

Student Population
7,710
National Rank
#87
Pepperdine University overview
Location Malibu, California
Online pepperdine.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Pepperdine University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Malibu, California, Pepperdine University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Churches of Christ faith. In the most recent statistical year 11,704 prospective students applied, and 4,664 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 862 enrolled in the school.  5,728 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,982 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $53,680 plus fees of $252. Pepperdine is ranked 87 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1270/1440
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.59
Applications Accepted
39.8% 
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Applicant Competition High

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$53,680
Costs for Pepperdine University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$252
Room and Board $15,320
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$73,002

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$71,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
81% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pepperdine University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Communication 22%
Social Sciences 10%
General Studies 8%
Psychology 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121150 IPEDS survey data for Pepperdine University.