Pepperdine University

Men's MCLA Contact: Erik Fisher
7 / 10
3,627 Undergrads / 7,961 Students
10 / 10
$42,135 Net Price
9 / 10
32% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
79% / 86%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Churches of Christ
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels around the Southern California region to take on teams like Biola University, Occidental College in Los Angeles, and California State University-San Marcos.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Houston Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Boeing
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Bank of America
  • Amgen
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • UCLA
  • University of Southern California
  • Wells Fargo
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • AT&T
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • University of Phoenix
  • IBM
  • Cisco
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Media and Communication
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Human Resources
  • Program and Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Arts and Design
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
550 - 650
620 - 750
1210 - 1410
28 - 35
25 - 30
27 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 560 - 660 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 12,764 4,598 8,166
% Admitted 32% 35% 30%
% Admits That Enroll 18% 21% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.64
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (32%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (28%)
    Communication & Journalism (17%)
    Social Sciences (9%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Psychology, General (7%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (7%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (6%)
    Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other (6%)
    Economics, General (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (4%)
    International/Global Studies (4%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    Advertising (3%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$55,892
    Books & Supplies$1,250
    Cost of Living$15,670
    Personal Expenses$2,500
    Sticker Price$75,312

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship91%$30,867
    Federal Grants20%$6,590
    Pell Grants18%$4,751
    Other Federal20%$2,388
    State & Local Grants14%$8,441
    Institutional Grants91%$28,108
    Student Loans46%$7,651
    Federal Loans46%$5,388
    Other Loans7%$15,070

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $904 Million $113,571

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,843.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $24,250 $275

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,339 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $65,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.88 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 79% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 11 10
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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