Pepperdine University Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
of students recommend
(4.11 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 128 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 7,826 (3,542 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 43% part-time, 57% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $32,620
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA in Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2018

Pepperdine's Fully Employed MBA program is designed to get you through in two years. The teachers are all very passionate about the subjects they teach. The class sizes are small. The largest class I have had had been 22 people. I only wish they had a healthcare concentration.
4.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

This is a great school and a great program. I really enjoyed my experience getting my Master or Arts in Psychology. There were many opportunities to network with classmates and faculty. You definitely get a sense that the staff and faculty support their students.
4.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

I loved my masters program at Pepperdine! My classes were no more than 10 students and I felt like my professors were always available to me when I needed extra help. Each class is so diverse and fosters such great discussion, enabling an immense amount of personal and professional growth.
4.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

This is a fantastic program. The faculty members are wonderful and the campus and classes are small. It provides lots of opportunity for networking and getting to know all of the staff, faculty and students. The classwork isn't very difficult but you will definitely learn a lot.
4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2017

Pepperdine is a great place to study, but it is a bit of a make-your-own-education in its Masters programs in social sciences, humanities, etc. You can easily squeeze by without putting too much work in, but you won't get much out of it. To really take advantage of what the school has to offer, you need to be self-motivated and search out opportunities on your own.
3.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

Pepperdine taught me how to see both sides of the story and make decisions based on all the information available. The school made me much more confident in my business acumen and I am grateful to have had such an opportunity.
4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2009

The MFT program at Pepperdine was fantastic. I had the opportunity to learn in a classroom and practicum setting. From that and the small, focused group setting, I learned valuable counseling and life lessons. The professors and staff are tremendous and bring a wide range of experience.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The doctoral program that I am currently in is titled global leadership and change. The program is to develop global leaders who will persue and innovate change amongst communities around the world to help create opportunities for those who did not get the them.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marketing - MBA
Graduation Year: 2018

The Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University is a phenomenal choice if you are looking for an individually tailored experience with a focus on ethics. The class size is generally between 12-30 allowing for plenty of individual attention. Professors are genuinely interested in enhancing your knowledge of their subject and provide an engaging and collaborative atmosphere. The focus remains on providing the most good to the most people. We constantly deliberate about how to maintain financial excellence at a firm while reducing impact on the environment and keeping ethical ideals intact. Furthermore, the career center is focused on rewarding initiative. They strive to bring great companies and speakers to campus, but also provide assistance to anyone trying to forge their own unique path towards their objectives.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2018

After one year, I would describe the program as transformative. In addition to what I have learned about learning theories, research, and technology, I have learned a lot about who I am and who I want to be. The professors are there for us and care about our transformation into change makers. Deciding to pursue my degree at Pepperdine was a wise choice.
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