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Pepperdine University
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Location Malibu, CA
Setting Rural Fringe
Students 9,554
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $57,750
Tuition (Out of State) $57,750
Room & Board $16,160
Avg Net Price $46,550
Avg Grant Aid $28,762
% Receiving Grant Aid 96%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 41.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.69
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 26/31
SAT Range 1200/1410
Application Deadline Jan 5, 2022


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