Pepperdine University: Review & Facts

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Pepperdine University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,320 students enrolled. This school was established in 1937 and is the only school located in Malibu, California.

Pepperdine University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
70
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Pepperdine University.

Pepperdine University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 70 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Psychology, Law, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
91%
The student retention rate at Pepperdine University is very high at 91% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pepperdine University is very good - 80%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pepperdine University is pretty good -- 13:1. Find out more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,900
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $42,600 a year. The additional fees at Pepperdine University beyond tuition are about $300, which makes it a total of $42,900 per year.

Read the details about Pepperdine University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
38%
As reported in recent data, 8,567 applications were submitted and 3,294 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

Pepperdine University might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Pepperdine University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$12,600
Pepperdine University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pepperdine University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Pepperdine University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is very high - nearly $12,600 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pepperdine University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pepperdine University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pepperdine University Location and Maps



Post Address: Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263, USA
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