Pepperdine University Comparison

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Overview

Pepperdine
Location Malibu, CA
Setting Rural Fringe
Enrollment 10,446
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #130
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Status Non-profit
Website pepperdine.edu
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Costs

Pepperdine
Tuition (In State) $59,450
Tuition (Out of State) $59,450
Room & Board $16,700
Avg Net Price $46,550
Avg Grant Aid $28,762
% Receiving Grant Aid 96%

Admission

Pepperdine
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 11,855
Admitted 6,249
Acceptance Rate 52.7%
Enrolled % 16.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.74
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 25/30
SAT Range 1260/1440
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jan 5, 2023

Academics

Pepperdine
Student to Faculty Ratio 13:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (27%)
  • Communication (22%)
  • Social Sciences (10%)
  • General Studies (8%)
  • Psychology (5%)

Outcomes

Pepperdine
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

Diversity

Pepperdine
% Men 34%
% Women 66%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 47%
% Black 6%
% Hispanic 16%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 5%
% International 10%
% Unknown Race 4%

Students

Pepperdine
% In-State 49%
% Out-of-State 43%

Campus

Pepperdine
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/