Pepperdine University

United States of America


Pepperdine University is an American private, not-for-benefit, coeducational examination college worked in a range of 830 sections of land. It offers a base where understudies are fortified for lives of reason, administration, and initiative. Reliably positioned as a standout amongst the most delightful spots to contemplate, Pepperdine is the place you're enlivened to learn as you figure out how to move.

The Pepperdine University is private university and was founded by the entrepreneur George Pepperdine in 1937. The university is located on 830 acres campus in Malibu, California. Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

At Pepperdine, higher learning is aligned with a higher purpose. By integrating service, worship, and social responsibility with rigorous academic study, Pepperdine create a community that nurtures heart, soul, strength, and mind. Pepperdine is founded in the Churches of Christ tradition, which has served as the University's spiritual foundation for more than 75 years. Pepperdine envision the University as a place where people of all faith backgrounds treat one another with care and respect.

Pepperdine University follows a semester based academic calendar. The university offers more than 70 programs through its 5 graduate and under graduate schools: Undergraduate College of Letters (Seaver College), Arts and Sciences; School of Law; School of Business and Management; Graduate School of Education and Psychology; and School of Public Policy. In addition to its Malibu campus, the University offers graduate courses at California campuses in Los Angeles, Irvine, Santa Clara, Encino and Westlake Village. The school also has facilities in Argentina, England, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and Washington, D.C.

The university has a total student population of more than 7,600 of which over 3,500 are enrolled in under graduate programs. It has a student to faculty ratio of 13:1 and the acceptance rate of 38%. The university offers a relatively intimate classes as more than 65% of its classes have less than 20 students. Pepperdine University athletics team competes in NCAA Division I and has produced 48 Olympians.

Notable Alumni: Michael Brant Shermer (American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society), Neil Clark Warren (American clinical psychologist, Christian theologian, seminary professor)

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Master's degree program is dedicated to preparing school administrators for successful leadership in today's schools. Delivered via an online hybrid format, the program teaches graduate students to develop the strategic vision necessary to improve and transform their schools into positive and productive institutions. It is specifically designed for working educators.

Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement, CV, Transcripts

Administrative Service Manager, Coordinator

1st Aug


The accounting degree program at Seaver College prepares students for careers in public accounting and the accounting industry, providing both business and nonbusiness majors with backgrounds in financial or managerial accounting. The accounting major emphasizes critical thinking and analysis, incorporating real-world examples and projects throughout the program

Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement, CV, Transcripts, TOEFL: IBT -80, PBT -550, IELTS-6.5 or higher

Corporate Controller, Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant

5th Jan


The Master of Arts in American Studies provides students with an interdisciplinary study of U.S. economics, political science, history, literature, moral traditions, and elective courses involving the American experience. We welcome students who are working full-time to apply and excel by offering courses during the summers and in the evenings during the fall and spring terms.

Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement, CV, Transcripts

Interpreting Data, Analytical Writer, Public Speaker

1st Aug


Businesses everywhere rely on data-based decisions to solve complex problems and achieve a competitive advantage. At the Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School, develop analytical skills through our MS in applied analytics curriculum so you're prepared for a career in Big Data.

Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement, CV, Transcripts

Management Analyst/Consultant, Data Scientist, Big Data Analytics Specialist

1st Nov


Recognized among the best graduate finance programs in the nation by The Financial Engineer, this 12-month master's in finance program features a multi-track curriculum that provides a solid foundation in economics, quantitative methods, accounting, and finance.

Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement, CV, Transcripts

Analyst, Advisor, Specialist

1st Nov

a) Common Application

b) Official high school transcripts or Official Exam Reports

c) Letter of Recommendation

d) Official SAT or ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores-Old SAT I Critical Reading- 450, New SAT I ERW- 500, ACT Reading score of 24

f) Average GPA 3.63-3.95

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) TOEFL: IBT -80, PBT -550, IELTS-6.5 or higher

i) Acceptance rate: 38% (2015)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.


Undergraduate: $53,680

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Pepperdine University is $17,820 approx.


Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Spring- October 15, Fall- January 5


Accounting: April 30

American Studies: April 30

Cinematic Media Production, Strategic Communication: April 30

Nutrition Certificate: May 30

Religion, Divinity, Ministry: Fall: April 30, Spring: Oct 1

Screenwriting for Film and Television: April 30

Strategic Communication: April 30

 Financial and Housing Applications: February 1

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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