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Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA

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Overview

Pepperdine University is a University institution located in Malibu, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA  90263
United States
Contact Ashley Nguyen
Director of Admission
Email: Ashley.L.Nguyen@pepperdine.edu
Phone: 310-506-4392

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-american/chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition/writing Studies, Other Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Middle/near Eastern And Semitic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,768
Applied
4,925
Accepted
3,459
Enrolled
42%
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Female Admissions

7,506
Females Applied
2,951
Females Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,262
Males Applied
1,974
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.69
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st January 10th
Transfer January 15th April 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 645 600 690
SAT Math 653 600 720
ACT Composite 29 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

59,450
Private
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Fees

252
Full-time student fees
16,700
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

42,854
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,244
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,904
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,258
Avg. Loan Aid
19,199
Avg. Grant Aid
39,068
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,459
Total Undergrad students
10%
International Students
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.71%
Black or African American 5.12%
White or Caucasian 47.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 12.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 7.14%
Other 1.3%

Gender

Male (42.27%)
Female (57.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Panhellenic and IFC Recruitment, Pepperdine Improv Troupe Shows (PIT) and Tide Pools (Club Fair)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black Student Association, Pi Beta Phi, Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon/Kappa Alpha Theta/Delta Sigma Pi and Food Recovery Network/Alpha Phi

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
front gate security, 24-hour security in residence halls, controlled access, crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No

Faculty

841
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 391
Part-time - 450
Male - 401
Female - 440
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