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Pepperdine University Admissions

Pepperdine admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 40%. Students that get into Pepperdine have an average SAT score between 1200-1390 or an average ACT score of 26-31. The regular admissions application deadline for Pepperdine is January 5.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
40%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
11,704
SAT Range
1200-1390
SAT Reading
600-690
SAT Math
600-700
Students Submitting SAT
60%
ACT Range
26-31
ACT English
26-34
ACT Math
25-30
ACT Writing
8-9
Students Submitting ACT
57%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 5
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$65
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
86%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.36 responses
Poll
89%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.36 responses
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