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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $3,005
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University is a 4-year, private university located in Malibu, CA. Students at Pepperdine University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

Pepperdine University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Pepperdine University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Pepperdine University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Pepperdine University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Pepperdine University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Pepperdine University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Pepperdine University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Pepperdine University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Pepperdine University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Pepperdine University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Pepperdine University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Pepperdine University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Pepperdine University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Pepperdine University offers online degree programs. 

Is Pepperdine University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Pepperdine University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University is an independent, medium-sized university enrolling approximately 7,700 students in five colleges and schools. Seaver College, the School of Law, the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, the Graziadio School of Business and Management, and the School of Public Policy are located on the University's 830-acre campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu.

Courses are taught in Malibu, at four graduate campuses in Southern California, permanent program facilities in Washington, D.C., and at international campuses in Germany, England, Italy, Switzerland, Argentina, and China.The University was founded in 1937 by George Pepperdine, a Christian businessman who founded the Western Auto Supply Company. For the first 30 years of its life, the institution was a small, mostly undergraduate college.

University status was achieved in 1970 as the institution added graduate and professional schools. In 1972, the University opened its new campus in Malibu. Pepperdine University is religiously affiliated with Churches of Christ, of which Mr. Pepperdine was a lifelong member. Faculty, administrators and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, and students of all races and faiths are welcomed. It is the purpose of Pepperdine University to pursue the very highest academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 51,992
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 26,830
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $3,005
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $51,992
    In State
    $51,992
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $30,200
    In State
    $30,200
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,500
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 500
Student Population
  • Student Count
    3,528
    Undergraduate
    3,966
    Graduate
    392
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    40.9%
    Population
  • Female
    59.1%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    Churches of Christ
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    No
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    625
    SAT Math
    600
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    28
    ACT
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