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Pepperdine University (McConnell)

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
(310) 506-4631

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 36.3% 48.7%
LSAT Score (Median) 160 158
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 155-161 154-161
GPA (Median) 3.63 3.48
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.35-3.79 3.24-3.71
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 63.8% 78.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +5.5% +18.7%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 34.1% 34.3%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 75.3% 59.6%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $55,890 $51,180
Room and Board: $17,500 $17,384
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 75.3% 60.5%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $30,000 $24,485
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $148,165 $148,959
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 75.0% 73.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 481 598
Men: 48.0% 48.7%
Women: 52.0% 51.3%
White: 58.0% N/A
Black: 5.2% N/A
Hispanic: 13.3% N/A
Asian: 6.0% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.4 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 139 N/A
Male: 68.3% N/A
Female: 31.7% N/A
Minority: 15.1% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $75,000 $70,000
Public Sector (Median): $64,500 $60,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 386,296 411,526