Law School Tuition & Fees

The 2021 law school tuition at Pepperdine University School of Law is $57,560. The law school tuition has increased by 2.99% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $59,702. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $37,420.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $19,200 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $19,200 when a student lives off campus.
Pepperdine University School of Law 2021 Tuition & Fees
20202021
Law School Tuition & Fees$55,890$57,560
Undergraduate Program$58,002$59,702
Graduate Program$36,320$37,420
On-campus Living Costs$18,660$19,200
Off-campus Living Costs$18,660$19,200

2021 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2021 average LSAT score for Pepperdine University School of Law is 164. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Pepperdine University School of Law's LSAT score is average (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.8, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
Pepperdine University School of Law 2021 LSAT and GPA
201920202021
LSAT
75th Percentile161163166
50th Percentile160161164
25th Percentile155157159
GPA
75th Percentile3.793.793.91
50th Percentile3.633.663.8
25th Percentile3.353.293.48

2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2021 acceptance rate at Pepperdine University School of Law is 25.0% where 4,454 applicants have applied to and 1,112 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Pepperdine University School of Law is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 18.2% where 202 students finally enrolled out of 1,112 admitted students. The yield Pepperdine University School of Law is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
Pepperdine University School of Law 2021 Acceptance Rate and Yield
201920202021
Applicants2,9823,0064,454
Admitted1,0828961,112
Enrolled154187202
Acceptance Rate36.3%29.8%25.0%
Yield14.2%20.9%18.2%

2021 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,241 law school students have enrolled to Pepperdine University School of Law. 547 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 694 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
217 first-time students have enrolled in Pepperdine University School of Law. By gender, 91 male and 130 female first-time students newly enrolled in Pepperdine University School of Law. With 15 pre-admitted students, there are 217 first-time law school Students at Pepperdine University School of Law.
Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2021 Student Population at Pepperdine University School of Law
201920202021
Total Enrollment7801,0091,241
JD Enrollment481492547
Non-JD Enrollment299517694
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)122357-
2021 First-year Student Population Pepperdine University School of Law
20202021
Total191217
Men9691
Women95130

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Pepperdine University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 78.57% - 140 students have taken and 110 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than California average bar exam pass rate (78.12%).
2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Pepperdine University School of Law
201920202021
Number of Graduates164184136
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total168165140
New Graduates155162120
Prior Year Graduates13320
Early Exam Takers000
No Exam Takers92216
Exam Passer115136110
Exam Pass Rate68.45%82.42%78.57%
California Pass Rate62.22%70.17%78.12%

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