Pepperdine University School of Law
Founded in 1971, Pepperdine University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Malibu, CA. The next statements briefly introduces Pepperdine University School of Law based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 164 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.8 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $57,560 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 25.0% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,241 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 78.6% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
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.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$55,890||$57,560|
|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).
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%).
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.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||122||357||-|
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%).
|Number of Graduates||164||184||136|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||168||165||140|
|Prior Year Graduates||13||3||20|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||0|
|No Exam Takers||9||22||16|
|Exam Pass Rate||68.45%||82.42%||78.57%|
|California Pass Rate||62.22%||70.17%||78.12%|