THE PEPPERDINE EXPERIENCEA PL ACE W HERE SCHOL A RS, BEL IE V ERS, A RT IST S, AT HL E T ES, A ND INNOVATORS CON V ERGE.
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ACADEMIC D IV IS IONS, MAJORS, AND MINORSMAJOR MINOR SEQUENCES, TRACKS, EMPHASES, OR SPECIAL PROGRAMS
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DIVISIONACCOUNTING, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS; Accounting, Marketing; Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration (five-year program)
COMMUNICATION DIVISIONADVERTISING, INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, PUBLIC RELATIONS, MEDIA PRODUCTION, SPORT ADMINISTRATION, COMMUNICATION (Sequences: Intercultural, Interpersonal, Organizational Communication, Rhetoric and Leadership); Rhetoric and Leadership, Speech Communication
FINE ARTS DIVISIONART, ART HISTORY, MUSIC (Sequences: Applied Music, Applied Guitar, Composition, Music Education), THEATRE ARTS (Sequences: Acting, Directing, Production/Design), THEATRE AND MUSIC, THEATRE AND MEDIA PRODUCTION (Sequences: Acting, Directing); Art, Art History, Multimedia Design, Music
HUMANITIES AND TEACHER EDUCATION DIVISIONCREATIVE WRITING, ENGLISH (Honors Program, Emphasis: Literature, Writing and Rhetoric, Education and Secondary Teaching Credential), FILM STUDIES (Emphasis: Film and Media Studies, Film and Digital Media Production), HISTORY (Honors Program, Emphasis: Business), LIBERAL ARTS; Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, History, Writing; Teacher Education Program
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND LANGUAGES DIVISIONFRENCH, GERMAN, HISPANIC STUDIES, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (Specializations: Economic Studies, Political Studies, International Management Studies, International/Intercultural Communications, Asian Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East/North African Studies), ITALIAN; Asian Studies, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian
NATURAL SCIENCE DIVISIONBIOLOGY (Honors Research Program), CHEMISTRY (Honors Research Program), COMPUTER SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS, MATHEMATICS, MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE, PHYSICS, SPORTS MEDICINE (Honors Research Program), NATURAL SCIENCE (3/2 Engineering Program tracks in conjunction with partner institutions: Chemical, Computer, and Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering, Pre-Health Professional Curricula); Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Sports Medicine
RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY DIVISIONRELIGION, PHILOSOPHY (Business Emphasis); Religion, Vocational Ministry, Philosophy
SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISIONECONOMICS, POLITICAL SCIENCE (Honors Research Program), PSYCHOLOGY (Honors Research Program), SOCIOLOGY; Economics, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMSAfrican American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Intercultural Studies, Nonprofit Management, Sustainability, Womens Studies; Certificate in Conflict Management
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 curriculum, faculty mentorship, tailored research opportunities, and timely lectureship series.
The liberal arts curriculum at Pepperdine serves as the foundation upon which you can EXPLORE, DEBATE, and address LIFES DEEPEST QUESTIONS and the worlds 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.
MAKE AN IMPACTServing 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.
EXPLORE PEPPERDINEWhere students are strengthened for lives of
PURPOSE, SERVICE, and LEADERSHIP.
F E M A L E60 %
40%M A L E
I T S ALL ABOUT LOCAT IONPicture 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.
TOP 5 HOME STATES (USA RESIDENT STUDENTS)
BaseballBasketballCross CountryGolfTennisTrackVolleyballWater Polo
GolfMens Lacrosse Tae Kwon DoRugbyTriathlonMens SoccerSurfingUltimate FrisbeeTennis
BasketballCross CountryGolfSoccerSwimming and DivingTennisTrackIndoor VolleyballSand Volleyball
AYO WAVES!Welcome to Waves Nation, where 17 mens and womens Division I athletic teams compete for victory and the Riptide Spirit Crew bleed orange and blue!
national team championships and 12 individual national championships.
A VIBRANT COMMUNITY
Pepperdines residential campus is home to approximately 3,200 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.
A ROOM WITH MORE THAN A VIEW
of students live on campus in fully furnished, suite-style residence halls centrally located on main campus.>60%
AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCEWhen you are a Pepperdine student, the world is at your fingertips. Study with Pepperdine faculty and fellow students in PEPPERDINE-OWNED FACILITIES around the world. Over 60 percent of students participate in one of Pepperdines highly regarded international programs, which have ranked consistently in the top 10 by the Institute for International Education for the past seven years in a row.
WASHINGTON, D.C. BUENOS AIRES, ArgentinaLONDON, England LAUSANNE, SwitzerlandHEIDELBERG, GermanyFLORENCE, ItalySHANGHAI, China
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM OPTIONS
Participate in a variety of semester, academic year, winter, summer, internship, and special interest international programs.
OFFICE OF ADMISSION AND OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
Seaver College of Pepperdine University
International +1 310.506.4246
24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263
ADMISSION STATISTICSFall 2015 Application NumbersApplications 10,619Admitted 4,048Enrolled 913
ADMIT AVERAGES Mid50%First-year GPA 3.573.94Transfer GPA 3.373.77SAT Reading and Math 11901360SAT Critical Reading, Math, and Writing 17802040ACT Composite 2731TOEFL IBT 95106(Preliminary admission statistics as of 6/15)
WITHIN YOUR REACH Tuition and fees 20152016Tuition (1218 units) $48,090Room and board $13,810Student activity fee $252Total Direct Cost $62,152
Pepperdine Universitys 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 exams earns students college credit at Pepperdine.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSTo 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/INTERNATIONALSTUDENTS
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE The University expects that a students family will assume the primary responsibility for financing the cost of higher education. However, if the cost of education exceeds a familys 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
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.
HELPFUL RESOURCES of undergraduate students received some form
of financial assistance during the 20142015 academic year.
of the undergraduate population are international students.
ADMISSION CHECKLISTo STEP 1: Submit your Common Application.o STEP 2: Submit additional required materials.o STEP 3: Monitor your application and to-do lists via App Tracker.It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that the Office of Admission receives all required application materials by the appropriate admission deadline.
JANUARY 5 Application deadlineFEBRUARY 15 FAFSA deadlineAPRIL 1 Admission decisions sentAPRIL 5 Financial assistance awards sentE
OCTOBER 15 Application deadlineNOVEMBER 15 Decisions sentDECEMBER 1 Enrollment deadline