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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) $53,680
Tuition (Out of State) $53,680
Room & Board $15,320
Avg Net Price $36,372
Avg Grant Aid $31,980
% Receiving Grant Aid 83%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 35.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.59
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 26/32
SAT Range 1220/1420
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