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Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management


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24255 Pacific Coast Highway,
Malibu, CA 90263
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At least one year of professional work experience is required to enroll in Pepperdine’s two-year MBA program. The program focuses on real-world application – not just theory – and every student gets the opportunity to work directly with a real business the school’s E2B (education-to-business) Applied Learning Program.

Program highlights include an experience-driven curriculum that emphasizes applied learning, a study abroad option at one of Pepperdine’s partner schools around the globe, a business internship, and a tailored degree through one of the school’s five areas of concentration in dispute resolution, entrepreneurial management, finance, leadership and managing organizational change, or marketing. Pepperdine is ranked among top MBA programs in social and environmental curriculum.

Tuition & Fees: $77,468
Median GMAT: 650
GMAT Range (mid-80%): 580-710
Average GPA: 3.23
Acceptance Rate: 79%

Full-Time Enrollment: 376
International: 24%

Female: 38%

Minority —

African American: 5%

Asian American: 31%

Hispanic or Latino American: 1%

Mean Age: 27

Median Base Salary: $63,200

Median Signing Bonus: $5,000

Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers at Graduation: 40%

Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers Three Months Later: 23%