Pepperdine University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief review of Pepperdine University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Pepperdine University admission criteria are rather strong - in 2015/16 this college accepted only 38% of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Pepperdine University usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$65
Pepperdine University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Pepperdine University is $65.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Ability Test is important step of the application. 66 percent of applicants at Pepperdine University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 530 to 670 on Critical Reading, from 530 to 700 on Math, and from 530 to 670 on Writing. It looks like if you have got above 630 in SAT Critical Reading, 650 in SAT Math, and 630 in SAT Writing, this good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
490
600
630

SAT Math
490
610
650

SAT Writing
490
600
630

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is usual element of the application process at Pepperdine University. 53 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 24 to 31 on Composite, from 24 to 33 on English, from 23 to 31 on Math, and from 7 to 10 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you have got above 29 in ACT Composite, 31 in ACT English, 29 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing, this gives good chances to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
22
28
29

ACT English
22
29
31

ACT Math
21
27
29

ACT Writing
7
9
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(310)
506-4000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Pepperdine University, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (310) 506-4000 or check Pepperdine University Website

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