How much does Pepperdine University cost?

Pepperdine University Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,932
Out-of-state $53,932
On-Campus Room and Board $15,320
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,810
Average Annual Cost $40,941
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $26,862
$30,000-$48,000 $27,866
$48,000-$75,000 $31,387
$75,000-$110,000 $32,876
Over $110,000 $42,732

Pepperdine University Financial Aid and Debt

75%

Students paying down their debt

$26,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$269

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 91% $30,372
Federal Grants 20% $6,298
Pell grants 18% $4,592
Other federal grants 20% $2,330
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $8,699
Institutional grants or scholarships 91% $27,337
Student loan aid 48% $7,591
Federal student loans 47% $7,153
Other student loans 8% $13,886

Contact Pepperdine University to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Pepperdine University Admissions

What is Pepperdine University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 36%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 68% of applicants
SAT Reading 610-690
SAT Math 610-730
SAT Writing 550-650
ACT Submissions 47% of applicants
Composite Score 26-32

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Pepperdine University Campus Life

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

149

Forbes Ranking

73%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

83%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3604
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
59%
Men
41%

Student Diversity

71%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
50.69%
Unknown
20.42%
Hispanic or Latino
13.68%
Asian
10.04%
Black or African American
4.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.36%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.33%

Pepperdine University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

73%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$61,100

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Pepperdine University

Address

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Doctoral/Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify