Pepperdine University

Acceptance Rate 49.00 %
SAT Average 1,390
2023 Tuition & Fees $63,142
Student Population 10,446
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,938

Academic Overview

Pepperdine University Campus, Malibu, CA
Pepperdine University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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.
Pepperdine University is one of 19 colleges affiliated with Churches of Christ.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $63,142 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $39,720.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,446 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 49.00% and the graduation rate is 83% 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 the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Pepperdine's tuition & fees is $63,142. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $39,720.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Pepperdine. The acceptance rate of Pepperdine is 49.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17.00%. The average graduation rate is 83% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,938 and 92% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,446 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Pepperdine University is 49.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Pepperdine University is 83 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Pepperdine University is 93 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Pepperdine University is 10,446
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Pepperdine University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,938 at Pepperdine University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263
Online Applicationhttps://seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission/application/undergraduate
Financial Aidwww.pepperdine.edu/admission/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission/financial-aid/undergraduate/npc
Veterans Tuitionwww.pepperdine.edu/registrar/veterans
Disability Servicewww.pepperdine.edu/student-accessibility

Offered Degrees

Pepperdine offers 97 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)30
Doctorate (Practical)20
Post-Bachelor's Certificate10

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
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,579)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Pepperdine University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
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