Pepperdine University

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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 Churches of Christ. 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, four graduate campuses in Southern California, a center in Washington, DC, and international campuses in Buenos Aires, Argentina; London, United Kingdom; Heidelberg, Germany; Florence, Italy; and Lausanne, 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

Who Are Pepperdine University's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Molefi Kete Asante
Molefi Kete Asante
An American academic.
Christine Blasey Ford
Christine Blasey Ford
An American research psychologist.
Marshall Colt
A Psychologiy and Acting.
Mike Cernovich
Mike Cernovich
An American writer.
James Tabor
A Biblical scholar.
Steven Barnes
An American writer and author.
Neil Clark Warren
A Co-founder of eHarmony.
Benjamin de Rothschild
A Swiss banker, philanthropist .
Jon McBride
Jon McBride
An American astronaut.
Michelle Fields
Michelle Fields
An American journalist.
John Lasseter
John Lasseter
An American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer.
Khalid Abdul Muhammad
A Black nationalist leader in the United States .

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