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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$65
Undergrad Application Fee
$60
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90263
Phone: (310) 506-4000
Admissions Phone: (310) 506-4392
General Site: www.pepperdine.edu/
Admissions: http://www.pepperdine.edu/admission/
Application: http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission/apply/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jun-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Apply if you are looking for a small class size, friendly people, and a beautiful campus.

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  • Samantha from Murrieta, CA
  • May-04-2014 I am a current student here

    1. Be prepared for the fact that most of the students here come from fairly wealthy families who grew up with nannies, maids, and cleaning people. Many of them have their bank accounts refilled by their parents on a monthly basis and don't know what it mean to live on a college budget. (Not everyone, but a very large portion.) 2. Be prepared for the fact that you will be going to school with every Prom Queen, Class President, ASB President, and Head Cheerleader from every high school in California. 3. Be aware of the gender ratio. There are WAY more girls than guys on campus, so dating is more rare than you would think. 4. Be prepared for Rush week. Even though we don't have Greek Houses, we do still have Fraternities and Sororities and the rush process can be emotionally draining, even for those not participating. 5. Remember that you are here to get an education. Your parents are not paying $60,000 a year for you to get drunk at some Bel Air party. Pepperdine is a challenging school with hard classes and you need to study to do well.

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  • Daphne from Folsom, CA
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    It is easier to make your 4-year course plan ahead of registration time. Also, if you have a car, bring it to school. Take advantage of the great international programs if you are able to as well.

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  • Brianna from Huntington Beach, CA
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    When coming to Pepperdine University, be aware of the area that you are entering. There is no college town so that atmosphere will not be experienced. Even though that is not available, the location makes up for it. There are multiple beautiful beaches and various hikes, in addition to delicious restaurants and celebrity sightings. Take advantage of every opportunity given to you - the service events, events put on by the school, and situations where you can get to know your professors and get to know your peers.

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  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    All the stereotypes are true and its your job to break away from that.

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