Pepperdine University Graduate Schools

Pepperdine University (referred to as Pepperdine) is a Private, 4 years school located in Malibu, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Pepperdine University is $37,420 in average. The school has 4,334 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,961 including undergraduate students.

Pepperdine University Graduate School Overview

Pepperdine University (referred to as Pepperdine) is a Private, 4 years school located in Malibu, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).
Pepperdine Directory Information
School NamePepperdine University (Pepperdine)
Address24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263
Phone310-506-4000
Webhttps://www.pepperdine.edu
Online Applicationhttps://seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission/application/undergraduate
Financial Infohttps://www.pepperdine.edu/admission/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Pepperdine University is $37,420 in average. The school has 4,334 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,961 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 36 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Pepperdine Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$37,420
Student Population4,334
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs36 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Pepperdine University is $37,420 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,865. Pepperdine University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Pepperdine 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$37,300
Required Fees$120
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,865
Pepperdine University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Pepperdine
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Pepperdine University is $37,420. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$32,500$120
2018-2019$33,700$120
2019-2020$34,900$120
2020-2021$36,200$120
2021-2022$37,300$120
The graduate school tuition & fees of Pepperdine is expensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the California graduate tuition is $21,959 (public) / $23,736 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Pepperdine University$37,420
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
California Graduate Schools$11,285$22,237
Public$11,285$21,959
Private$23,736
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $19,200 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Pepperdine University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.89% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,200. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.89% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$14,870$2,500$14,870$2,500
2018-2019$15,320$2,500$15,320$2,500
2019-2020$15,670$2,500$15,670$2,500
2020-2021$16,160$2,500$16,160$2,500
2021-2022$16,700$2,500$16,700$2,500
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,865 at Pepperdine University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.04% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,625
2018-2019$1,685
2019-2020$1,745
2020-2021$1,810
2021-2022$1,865

Graduate Programs at Pepperdine

Pepperdine University offers 41 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,759 students have completed their study at Pepperdine University.
Offered Degrees at Pepperdine University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree34121,472
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4088
Doctor's degree - other20199
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Total41121,759
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Pepperdine University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Nutrition Sciences program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 588 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 168 completers.
Pepperdine University offers 41 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,759 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,472 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 199 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Communication6-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Radio and Television1-
Education [+] (6 completers) 123 completers-
Education15-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Urban Education and Leadership18-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Learning Sciences0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)60-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor10-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies2-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence5-
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law8-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 135 completers-
Mathematics0-
Financial Mathematics135-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 60 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Dispute Resolution60-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies (other)0-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 1 completers-
0-
Divinity/Ministry1-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)0-
Psychology [+] (5 completers) 298 completers$45,000
Psychology73$45,000
Clinical Psychology201$41,400
Applied Behavior Analysis24-
Human Services [+] 22 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis22$49,300
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Playwriting and Screenwriting6-
Business [+] 792 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management588$89,700
Organizational Leadership20-
Accounting0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1-
Finance0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration46-
Human Resources Development25-
International Business/Trade/Commerce80-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)32-
Real Estate0-
Total1,472
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 88 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration72$91,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)1-
Educational/Instructional Technology15-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total88
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 31 completers-
Clinical Psychology31$69,400
Total199
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Nutrition Sciences0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Pepperdine

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,095 students enrolled into Pepperdine University graduate schools where it has total 7,961 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,796 full-time and 3,299 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,974 male and 4,121 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,0951,9744,121
Full-time2,7961,0351,761
Part-tme3,2999392,360
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,374 White (38.95%), 651 Black/African American (10.68%), 1,144 Hispanic (18.77%), 568 Asian (9.32%), and 1,358 students with other races. 557 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,0951,9744,121
American Indian/Native American18315
Asian568194374
Black/African American651184467
Hispanic1,144295849
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander371126
White2,3748021,572
Two More21444170
Un-Known532218314
Non-resident Alien557223334
Pepperdine University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 6,095 graduate students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,095
Enrolled Online Exclusively6,095
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0

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