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THE PEPPERDINE EXPERIENCE Where Scholars, Believers, Artists, Athletes, and Innovators Converge


EXPLORE PEPPERDINE Where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

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MAKE AN IMPACT

Serving others is not only a key part of your spiritual development at Pepperdine, but also an integral part of the mission and culture of the University. Throughout the year the Pepperdine Volunteer Center coordinates a variety of service and volunteer opportunities ranging from one-time events to weeklong programs.

IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION

WHERE FAITH AND LEARNING MEET

As a private Christian liberal arts university, Pepperdine is at the forefront of holistically developing the next generation of leaders through rigorous curricula, faculty mentorship, tailored research opportunities, and timely lectureship series.

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Picture yourself living and studying in the relaxed coastal community of Malibu, California, just 30 miles away from the myriad of professional and cultural opportunities that exist within the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles.

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The liberal arts curriculum at Pepperdine serves as the foundation upon which you can explore, debate, and address life’s deepest questions and the world’s greatest challenges. The outcome is a transformational educational experience that allows you to explore your passions, enrich your life through new academic encounters, and graduate with fundamental knowledge to draw upon throughout your life.


MORE THAN

60%

of students live on campus in fully furnished, suite-style residence halls centrally located on main campus.

A VIBRANT COMMUNITY

Pepperdine’s residential campus is home to approximately 3,400 undergraduate students hand selected from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, religious, ethnic, geographic, and rigorous academic backgrounds. This close-knit community is the optimal setting for you to build lasting friendships, explore new interests, and take part in numerous Pepperdine traditions.

AYO WAVES! Welcome to Waves Nation, where 17 men’s and women’s Division I athletic teams compete for victory and the Riptide Spirit Crew bleed orange and blue! Men’s

Baseball Basketball Cross Country Golf Tennis Track Volleyball Water Polo

Club

Beach Volleyball E-Sports Women’s Lacrosse Men’s Rugby Surfing Tennis

Women’s

Basketball Cross Country Golf Soccer Swimming and Diving Tennis Track Beach Volleyball Indoor Volleyball

Intramural

Basketball Flag Football Soccer Volleyball

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national team championships and 12 individual national championships.


AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

When you are a Pepperdine student, the world is at your fingertips. Study with Pepperdine faculty and fellow students in Pepperdineowned facilities around the world. More than 2/3 of students participate in one of Pepperdine’s highly regarded international programs and cite it as one of the highlights of their four years at Pepperdine.

7 PROGRAM LOCATIONS BUENOS AIRES, Argentina FLORENCE, Italy HEIDELBERG, Germany LAUSANNE, Switzerland LONDON, England SHANGHAI, China WASHINGTON, DC

The Institute of International Education ranked Pepperdine within the

TOP 5 IN THE NATION

FOR HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF STUDY ABROAD PARTICIPATION.

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INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM OPTIONS

Participate in a variety of semester, academic year, winter, summer, internship, and special interest international programs.


ACADEMIC DIVISIONS, MAJORS, AND MINORS Majors, Minors, Emphases, Sequences, Tracks, or Special Programs B U S I N E S S A D M I N I S T R AT I O N D I V I S I O N

Accounting, Business Administration, International Business; Accounting, Marketing; Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration (five-year program) C O M M U N I C AT I O N D I V I S I O N

Advertising, Communication Studies (Sequences: Intercultural, Interpersonal, Organizational, Rhetoric and Leadership), Integrated Marketing Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Screen Arts, Sport Administration; Communication, Journalism, Rhetoric and Leadership FINE ARTS DIVISION

Art, Art History, Music (Emphases: Applied Music, Composition, Pre-Teaching Credential), Theatre Arts (Sequences: Acting, Directing, Production/Design), Theatre and Music, Theatre and Screen Arts (Sequences: Acting, Directing); Art, Art History, Multimedia Design, Music H U M A N I T I E S A N D T E A C H E R E D U C AT I O N D I V I S I O N

Creative Writing, English (Honors Program, Emphases: Literature, Writing and Rhetoric, Education and Secondary Teaching Credential), Film Studies (Emphases: Film and Digital Media Production, Film and Media Studies), History (Honors Program, Business Emphasis), Liberal Arts for Education; African American Studies, Creative Writing, Digital Humanities, English, Film Studies, History, Women’s Studies, Writing; Teacher Education Program I N T E R N AT I O N A L S T U D I E S A N D L A N G U A G E S D I V I S I O N

French Studies, German, Hispanic Studies, International Studies (Specializations: Asian Studies, Economic Studies, European Studies, International/Intercultural Communication, International Management Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East/North African Studies, Political Studies), Italian Studies; Asian Studies, French Studies, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian Studies N AT U R A L S C I E N C E D I V I S I O N

Biology (Honors Research Program), Chemistry (Honors Research Program), Computer Science/Mathematics, Computer Science/Philosophy, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Natural Science (3/2 Engineering Program tracks in conjunction with partner institutions: Chemical, Computer, and Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering, Pre-Health Professional Curricula), Nutritional Science, Physics, Sports Medicine (Honors Research Program); Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Sports Medicine RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY DIVISION

Computer Science/Philosophy, Philosophy (Business Emphasis), Religion; Faith and Vocation, Philosophy, Religion SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION

Economics, Political Science (Honors Research Program), Psychology (Honors Research Program), Sociology; Economics, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Survey Research INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS

African American Studies, Digital Humanities, Ethnic Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Intercultural Studies, Nonprofit Management, Sustainability, Women’s Studies; Certificate in Conflict Management, Global Fellows Program Certificate

Student-to-Faculty Ratio


ADMISSION CHECKLIST Step 1: S  ubmit your Common Application. Step 2: S  ubmit additional required materials. Step 3: M  onitor your application and to-do lists via “App Tracker.” It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the Office of Admission receives all required application materials by the appropriate admission deadline.

APPLY NOW!

seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission

EARLY ACTION ADMISSION

REGULAR DECISION ADMISSION

Fall Term First-Year Students FAFSA available online: October 1 Application deadline: November 1 FAFSA priority deadline: November 1 Decisions and Financial Aid sent: January 10 Cal Grant deadline (California residents only): March 2 Enrollment deadline: May 1

Fall Term First-Year and Transfer Students FAFSA available online: October 1 Application deadline: January 15 FAFSA priority deadline: February 15 Cal Grant deadline (California residents only): March 2 Decisions and Financial Aid sent: April 1 Enrollment deadline: May 1

ADMISSION STATISTICS Fall 2019 Application Numbers Applications 13,723 Admitted 4,241 Enrolled 826

ADMIT AVERAGES

Mid–50% First-Year GPA 3.64–3.97 Transfer GPA 3.52–3.94 SAT Total 1300-1450 ACT Composite 28–32 TOEFL IBT 100-109 (Preliminary admission statistics as of June 20, 2019)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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To support international students during their time at Pepperdine, the Office of International Student Services (OISS) offers a range of services, including admission consideration, immigration support, financial assistance, and student orientations. pepperdine.edu/oiss

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Pepperdine University’s AP and IB policies vary slightly from year to year and by subject. Typically, a score of 3 on AP exams or 5 on IB will count toward college credit at Pepperdine.

WITHIN YOUR REACH Tuition and fees 2019–2020 Tuition (12–18 units) $55,640 Room and board $15,670 Campus Life Fee $252 Total Direct Cost $71,562

The University expects that a student’s family will assume the primary responsibility for financing the cost of higher education. However, if the cost of education exceeds a family’s ability to pay, students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance. The Office of Financial Assistance is available to help students with this process. seaver.pepperdine.edu/financial-aid

88%

of undergraduate students received some form of financial assistance during the 2018-2019 academic year.

The Seaver College Office of Admission of Pepperdine University is committed to assembling an entering class filled with individuals who will add to the Pepperdine community. Regardless of where a student falls in the spectrum of test scores, the Office of Admission encourages all prospective students to apply. The Admission Committee thoroughly reviews all applications and considers the contributions each applicant would make to the University from a holistic perspective.

OFFICE OF ADMISSION AND OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES

24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263

admission-seaver@pepperdine.edu

310.506.4392

+1 310.506.4246 (International)

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