Pepperdine University Graduate Program Reviews

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98%
of students recommend
(4.15 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 127 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

4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

pepperdine has a great support system to help us learn about what is out there for our field. It also provide a lot of information meetings about the field and what we need to know about every step in the program. we are never alone.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: 1. Extremely high quality faculty and staff. 2. Efficient office and student programs. 3. Financial aid is top notch and easy. Cons: 1. There is lots traffic along PCH at the Malibu campus!
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

Although i'm just beginning the program I think the major pro is that fact that they offer a lot of support to incoming grad students. I have never been put off when I ask a question. The con is simply that the grad programs are so expensive.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2016

I truly enjoy my graduate program. It is challenging yet enlightening. I am grateful for the faculty who are open to talking after school when i need assistance. My classmates are easy to work with, we have been able to accomplish several projects on schedule and excelled at teamwork. The advisors are responsive and willing to assist when I inquire about an issue.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel that the faculty at Pepperdine University have real world experience that is brought into the classroom. It is great to have a theory and application in all of my classes to be successful in the work place.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

This is for the GSEP program, MA in psychology. The program I have experienced so far is very informative and of high quality. The workload is reasonable from most professors. There is some unnecessary repetition of content in the required classes, especially research. This is unfortunate due to the high cost of each class.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Finance
Graduation Year: 2016

Love this school & so excited to start in January!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

The atmosphere and professors at this campus are outstanding. They care about your education and want you to succeed. The only negative I would say is that it is a lot less social than undergraduate. At this campus you attend class and leave, so it is a bit harder to engage with others.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Career support is stellar. They spend tons of time with their students making sure they get a practicum site and job opportunities. On the other hand, some of the adjunct professors are really poor quality
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

The doctorate program in clinical psychology is challenging and comprehensive all at the same time. Many of the faculty are able to provide real-world applications of their experiences as a Psychologist. The majority of faculty have been supportive and patient. It is expensive to live and work in Los Angeles. I find myself driving throughout the city in order to work at different sites. Some of the technology in the classrooms are in need of updates but I have never had a problem.
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