Pepperdine University is a private, religious institution in the suburb of Malibu, California. Pepperdine University was founded in 1937. The college enrolls around 10,446 students per year, including 3,712 undergraduates.
The acceptance rate at Pepperdine University is 53%. In 2022, 6,249 out of 11,855 total applicants were accepted.
|Pepperdine University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||53%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA Offered but % not available|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||19%|
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Pepperdine University is locatedin the town of Malibu, California, in Los Angeles.
If you are interested in seeing Pepperdine University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Los Angeles International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Pepperdine University and Malibu are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pepperdine University is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pepperdine University is Jan 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1430 and Above
1280 to 1430
1280 and Less
The median SAT score for Pepperdine University students is 1342. Applicants with SAT scores of 1430 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Pepperdine University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1280 to 1430 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1280 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Pepperdine University.
Wondering what life at Pepperdine University is like? There are approximately 10,446 students enrolled at Pepperdine University, including 3,712 undergraduate students and 6,734 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 57% percent are from CA and 43% percent of students are from other states.
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