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Pepperdine University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

7,604 students

30% admitted

  • 5,395 full time
  • 2,209 part time
  • 2,360 men full time
  • 3,035 women full time
  • 7,949 applied
  • 2,436 admitted
  • 627 enrolled

3,431 Undergraduates

$42,520 tuition/year

  • 4,157 Graduates
  • 16 Non-Degree
  • $42,520 out of state
  • $252 fees
  • $12,600 room & board
  • $1,500 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Churches of Christ
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Orange and blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Camila from Encino, CA
  • 0
  • The place where God wants me. The place that makes that's helping me become a better person. The place where I will make lasting friendships and life-changing, world-impacting decisions.…

  • May-14-2012 Read More
  • Kaitlyn from Scottsdale, AZ
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  • Pepperdine University stretches its student to grow in every aspect. Pepperdine University is like no other place on earth. It is filled with love and support and is a magnificent…

  • Oct-03-2012 Read More
  • Tiffany from San Antonio, TX
  • 0
  • Pepperdine is great in the learning aspect, social aspect, and the students have fun on and off campus. On a scale of 1-10 I would give Pepperdine an 8; it's…

  • May-06-2012 Read More
  • Tyler from Santa Rosa, CA
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  • pepperdine university is a beautiful campus with a relax but educational atmosphere. the students have a warm inviting welcome that makes you want to leave home and start your education.…

  • Feb-29-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

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.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Brittany from Malibu, CA
  • Dec-28-2011 I am a current student here

    The view of Malibu is amazing! When you get tired of studying or you need to relax, there is plenty of ways to hike down the hill to the ocean with your friends. Originally a Texan, I love how the ocean is so vast and majestic looking in the evening. Pepperdine is just like a movie; and at dusk, you can see the sun set over the ocean from almost anywhere on campus. And as a Zoey 101 fan, it is also pretty awesome to know Seaver campus was the set of Pacific Coast Academy (PCA).

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  • 5
  • Catherine from Malibu, CA
  • Dec-27-2011 I am a current student here

    Being Christian, I have found a HUGE, diverse community of like-minded individuals ready to welcome me. For anyone Christian, Pepperdine will most likely prove a home away from home. For anyone not Christian, I think Pepperdine will still prove to be such. The student body is overwhelmingly friendly, there are groups to serve any interest (and no barriers to starting groups), you're in a beautiful area of Southern California removed from Los Angeles, but at the same time it's not far, if that's your scene.

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  • 5
  • Kristin
  • Oct-28-2011 I am a current student here

    Pepperdine's campus is absolutely beautiful, and everybody is pretty friendly. There is definitely a sense of community, and is the perfect school for someone who doesn't want a tiny school, but still wants that sense of community. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in clubs, groups, and other extra curriculars as well.

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  • 5
  • Sharon from Malibu, CA
  • Aug-19-2011 I am a current student here

    Faculty and students are all incredibly friendly and helpful. It's a beautiful, safe campus and the beach is literally right across the street. The study abroad program (intended for sophomore year) is well-organized and a must-do for Pepperdine students.

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  • 5
  • Acamy from North Las Vegas, NV
  • Jun-16-2011 I am a current student here

    At first, I was extremely reluctant to come to Pepperdine because of how expensive it was. I have no regrets in coming here. Pepperdine has been the best experience of my life. The people you meet here are the kinds of people I want to keep in my life. The spiritual vibe is amazing. I came to Pepperdine without having a solid religion of my own. By the third month I was there, the church took me in like one of their own. It was a life-changing experience. I love it. The professors are extremely supportive. If you need help. want advice, or just want to talk, they'll be more than happy to converse with you!

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