Pepperdine

Pepperdine University

Pepperdine
#526 / #160
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#903
Most Desirable School
Private university near Malibu, California, USA

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About Pepperdine University

According to Wikipedia, Pepperdine University is a private research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ with its main campus in Los Angeles County, California. Pepperdine's main campus consists of 830 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu, California. Founded by entrepreneur George Pepperdine in South Los Angeles in 1937, the school expanded to Malibu in 1972. Courses are now taught at a main Malibu campus, three graduate campuses in Southern California, a center in Washington, D.C., and international campuses in Buenos Aires, Argentina; London, United Kingdom; Heidelberg, Germany; Florence, Italy; and Blonay – Saint-Légier, Switzerland.

Pepperdine University's Online Degrees

BS in Management
  • Required Credits: 60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Applied Analytics
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Human Resources
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Management and Leadership
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MBA in Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 52
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Pepperdine University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
11,85553%83%130528

How Much Does Pepperdine University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$59,702
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$36,264
30K - 48K$25,909
48K - 75K$32,267
75K - 110K$35,375
110K+$44,598

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Pepperdine University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Pepperdine University, then you can expect to earn an average of $77,600 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Pepperdine University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
10,2614,1286,133

Where is Pepperdine University?

Pepperdine University is located at 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu CA 90263

How Safe is Pepperdine University?

Malibu has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Pepperdine University Known For?

Pepperdine University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Pepperdine University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Business
#210
World Rank
#211
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#82
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business Degrees
Psychology
#169
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#189
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#86
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psychology Degrees
Political Science
#342
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#353
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#103
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political-science Degrees
Economics
#421
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#439
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#105
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economics Degrees
Law
#294
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#305
Historical Rank
#106
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Religious Studies
#652
World Rank
#682
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#148
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religious-studies-hub Degrees
Education
#582
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#585
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#156
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education Degrees
Literature
#450
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#500
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#158
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literature Degrees
History
#454
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#468
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#163
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history Degrees
Philosophy
#723
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#786
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#219
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philosophy Degrees
Communications
#817
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#847
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#233
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communications Degrees
Mathematics
#1177
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#1234
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#301
USA Rank
math Degrees
Sociology
#1101
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#1113
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#310
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Biology
#1660
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#1688
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#397
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Physics
#1978
World Rank
#2007
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#436
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Chemistry
#2870
World Rank
#2884
Historical Rank
#602
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees

Who Are Pepperdine University's Most Influential Alumni?

Pepperdine University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Business, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Pepperdine University's most famous alumni:

Michael Shermer
Michael Shermer
An American science writer.
Molefi Kete Asante
Molefi Kete Asante
An American academic.
Christine Blasey Ford
Christine Blasey Ford
An American research psychologist.
Mike Cernovich
Mike Cernovich
An American writer.
James Tabor
A Biblical scholar.
Steven Barnes
An American writer and author.
John Lasseter
John Lasseter
An American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer.
Michelle Fields
Michelle Fields
An American journalist.
Mike Aamodt
An American industrial and organizational psychology professor at Radford University.
Dennis Johnson
Dennis Johnson
A NBA basketball player .
Richard de Mille
An American author.
J. Richard Chase
An American historian.

Who Are Pepperdine University's Most Influential Faculty?

Pepperdine University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Psychology, Business, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Pepperdine University's most famous alumni:

Judy Ho
A Hostess on 'Face the Truth' tv talkshow..
Joshua D. Wright
Joshua D. Wright
A Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Nicole Forsgren
An Author, researcher, computer scientist.
Sean Farnham
An American sports analyst.
Maylana Martin
An American basketball player-coach.
Kate Paye
An American basketball player-coach.
Elan Lee Buller
Elan Lee Buller
A Basketball player .