In general, Pepperdine University is a fairly selective school. Around 11,900 applications are received by the school annually. The overall acceptance rate is around 53 percent which is equal about 6,280 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester begins, only about 1,010 or 16 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, 60% were typically women and 39% were men. Applicants should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Pepperdine University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 25 - 30 or an SAT score between 1,260 - 1,440 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

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
11,855
Male 4,282
Female 7,573

 

Acceptance
6,283
Male 2,241
Female 4,041

 

Enrollment Total
1,009
Male 403
Female 606


Acceptance Rate
53%
Male
52.3%
Female
53.4%

 

Yield
16.1%
Male
18%
Female
15%


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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