Pepperdine University (Graziadio)

Malibu, CA
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Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 60.70%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 606
  • ENROLLED
  • 166
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $100,000

Pepperdine University (Graziadio) requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score during the admissions process to its full-time MBA program. The average incoming Graziadio student has a 606 GMAT score or 303 GRE score. Last year, 60.69% of applicants were admitted to the program, which currently enrolls 166 full-time MBA students. Letters of recommendation are not required, and international applicants are required to score a minimum of 95 on the TOEFL. Students need 55 credits in order to graduate. The median base salary for Graziadio graduates is $100,000.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 15
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No

Pepperdine University (Graziadio) does not require applicants to submit a GMAT score to be considered for admission, but the average incoming student has a score of 626. Average Graziadio EMBA students also have a 3.11 undergraduate GPA and 15 years of work experience. In 2020, Graziadio accepted 67.19% of EMBA applicants, and the program currently has 116 students enrolled. Minimum TOEFL scores of 95 are required from international applicants, and all prospective students must submit two letters of recommendation. Applications are due July 15, 2022. Students need 45 credits to graduate.

Part-Time MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 543
  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 7.08
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No

The part-time MBA program at Pepperdine University (Graziadio) had a 2020 acceptance rate of 83.82%, with the average accepted candidate scoring a 543 on the GMAT or a 304 on the GRE and an undergraduate GPA of 3.14. The average student has just over seven years of work experience. The TOEFL can be waived for eligible international students, and while applicants are not required to take the GMAT or GRE, the school notes that test scores can be beneficial for scholarship consideration.