Best Colleges in America 2022
college_name
Prev RANK: 420 Next
Overall Score: 59.99

Pepperdine University

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$80,100
% of students who get any grants
92%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$49,200
Average price for low-income students
$36,260

Admissions

Acceptance rate
32%
Median SAT/ACT score
1340/30
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
3,580

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
100%
% of need met
76%
% of students who get merit grants
36%
Average merit grant
$19,200

Student Success

Graduation rate
83%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Median student debt
$25,000
Early career earnings
$72,040
% earning more than a high school grad
82%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

More From Money’s College Team

  • Recent College News

    Recent College News

    Read the latest Money coverage on paying for college, succeeding on campus and transitioning to the working world.
  • How to Apply for the FAFSA

    How to Apply for the FAFSA

    The application is the gateway to billions of dollars in financial aid for college.
  • Best Student Loans

    Best Student Loans

    Learn all about private student loans with Money's expert guide.