Pepperdine University

Malibu, California

Score

78

CA Relative Cost

Top Reasons to Choose Pepperdine University Online

  1. Pepperdine is a private, Christian university affiliated with the Churches of Christ.
  2. Pepperdine offers one BA and eight MA degrees online.
  3. PU is a Yellow Ribbon School and has a Veterans Services Center. A veteran scholarship is offered, but credit is not given for military experience.

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Overview

Key FactsAnswers
Total Enrollment8,824 (19% fully online)
Public or PrivatePrivate
Number of Online Programs5
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$55,892 per year
Accreditation TypeRegional
AccreditationWASC Senior College and University Commission
Established1937
Athletic AffiliationNCAA Division I
Religious AffiliationChurches of Christ
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Pepperdine University is a private research university, established in 1937 and affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The university enrolls over 7,500 students, 5% of whom are enrolled fully online.

Pepperdine University offers nine online degree programs at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Business students may select from options including a BS in management, as well as an online MBA, an MS in business analytics, an MS in human resources, and an MS in management and leadership. Students interested in legal professions may earn an MS in legal studies, or master’s degrees in dispute resolution. The university also offers online master’s degrees in psychology, applied behavioral analysis, and clinical psychology.

86% of Pepperdine University students receive some form of financial aid or scholarship. PU is a Yellow Ribbon School and provides veteran students with a Veterans Services Center.

Tuition

Tuition TypeCost
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$55,892
Average In-State Graduate Tuition$34,900
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships92%
Tution Guarantee No
Pre-paid Tuition Plan No
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Average Amount of Aid$29,508
Net Cost by Income
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Student Body

Key FactAnswer
Fully Online Students19%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1
First-Year Student Retention Rate91%
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships92%
Percentage of Students of Color51%
Percentage of Non-Resident Alien Students12%
Graduation Rate86%
Students With Registered Disabilities12%
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BS - Management604-5 years

Online Master’s Degrees

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Applied Analytics312-3 years
MS - Human Resources392-3 years
MS - Management and Leadership362-3 years
MBA - Business Administration523-4 years

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