In general, Pepperdine University is a highly selective selective school. Around 11,800 applications are received by the school annually. The overall acceptance rate is around 42 percent which is equal about 4,940 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester begins, only about 740 or 15 percent of the students will have chosen Pepperdine University as their future school. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 36% and 63% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 56% were typically women and 43% were men. Applicants should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Pepperdine University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 26 - 31 or an SAT score between 1,200 - 1,410 is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment. Pepperdine University’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To submit your application to Pepperdine University, you will need to have these required documents: Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that applicants have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

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Student SAT Scores

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First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
11,768
Male 4,262
Female 7,506

 

Acceptance
4,942
Male 1,982
Female 2,959

 

Enrollment Total
741
Male 321
Female 420


Acceptance Rate
42%
Male
46.5%
Female
39.4%

 

Yield
15%
Male
16.2%
Female
14.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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