Pepperdine University

Acceptance Rate 32 %
SAT Average 1,340
Tuition & Fees $55,892
Student Population 7,961
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,372

Pepperdine Academic Overview

Pepperdine University Campus, Malibu, CA
Pepperdine University (Pepperdine) is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Malibu, California. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees of Pepperdine University is $55,892 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 7,961 students are enrolled into Pepperdine. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 32% and the graduation rate is 86% last year.
The salary after graduation from Pepperdine University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $77,600. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.

Pepperdine 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Pepperdine University tuition and fees are $55,892 for all students. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $35,020 for all graduate students.
Pepperdine University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Pepperdine University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Pepperdine

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Pepperdine. The acceptance rate of Pepperdine is 32% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 86% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $30,372 and 79% of undergraduate students received grants of scholarship aid. Total 7,961 students are attending Pepperdine including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
[Chart] Pepperdine University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Pepperdine University is 32 %.
Graduation Rate for Pepperdine University is 86 %
Retention Rate for Pepperdine University is 91 %
Student Population for Pepperdine University is 7,961
Student to Faculty Rate for Pepperdine University is 14 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,372 at Pepperdine University.

Offered Degrees at Pepperdine University

Pepperdine offers 107 major programs through online and on-site education where 13 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at Pepperdine University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree661
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree3412
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship40
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Pepperdine University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities at Pepperdine University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,585)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,870)

Veterans Benefits

Pepperdine University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at Pepperdine University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges