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Pepperdine University
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Location Malibu, CA
Setting Rural Fringe
Students 7,961
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $55,640
Tuition (Out of State) $55,640
Room & Board $15,670
Avg Net Price $42,135
Avg Grant Aid $30,867
% Receiving Grant Aid 91%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 31.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.59
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 27/32
SAT Range 1230/1450
Application Deadline Jan 5, 2020


Graduation Rate 81%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $71,700
Making Student Loan Payments 75%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,000
Median Loan Payment $268
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard