In general, Pepperdine University is a extremely selective selective school. Around 12,800 applications are received by the school annually. The overall acceptance rate is around 32 percent which is equal about 4,050 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester begins, only about 730 or 18 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, 53% were typically women and 46% were men. Applicants should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Pepperdine University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 27 - 32 or an SAT score between 1,230 - 1,450 is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual credit. Pepperdine University’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To submit your application to Pepperdine University, you will need to have these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, 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 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
12,764
Male 4,598
Female 8,166

 

Acceptance
4,049
Male 1,632
Female 2,417

 

Enrollment Total
726
Male 335
Female 391


Acceptance Rate
31.7%
Male
35.5%
Female
29.6%

 

Yield
17.9%
Male
20.5%
Female
16.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    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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