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Address
24255
Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu
CA
90263-4858
United States
Switchboard: +001(310) 506-4858
Fax: +001(310) 506-4876
Email: gsbmadm@pepperdine.edu
Web: http://www.bschool.pepperdine.edu/

USP of the school

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the mountains, Pepperdine's Malibu campus enjoys a spectacular view with a temperate climate. It is located about 35 miles northwest of its metropolitan neighbor, Los Angeles.

Description

Founded on the core values of integrity, stewardship, courage,
and compassion, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School
of Business and Management has been developing values-centered
leaders for contemporary business practice through
a commitment to education that is entrepreneurial in spirit,
ethical in focus, and global in orientation since 1969.

Our portfolio of fully accredited MBA, Master of Science, and
bachelor’s completion business programs provide personalized
attention in an intimate setting, emphasis on applied and
relevant business practices, and the convenience of five
campus locations throughout Southern California. With an
alumni network of more than 32,000 business professionals,
the Graziadio School delivers superior quality of experience,
depth of knowledge and flexibility for professionals continuing
their education as full-time students, fully-employed degree
recipients and senior executives.


Pepperdine Advantage:
- Our approach is hands-on, experiential, practical, and results-oriented. The curriculum emphasize real-world applications and is taught in small, collaborative classes of about 26 students.

- Among your greatest resources are the Graziadio School faculty, who are successful scholars, executives, entrepreneurs, and business consultants who share a common passion for and commitment to teaching.

- Pepperdine is strategically located to provide entrée to the global marketplace. The campus in Malibu is just minutes from the exciting, thriving metropolis of Los Angeles, a truly international city embracing diverse cultures and a broad spectrum of industries and opportunity.

- If selected to participate, you have the option of gaining international experience and perspective by taking some of your courses at a prestigious university in Europe, Asia, or Latin America.

- Earning your MSc, MBA or International MBA degree at Pepperdine's Graziadio School will challenge you, inspire you, and ultimately enable you to achieve your potential for both personal and professional growth.

Accreditation and Recognition:

Pepperdine's MBA programs continue to be recognized for quality and innovation by many of the nation’s leading graduate business school rankings. The following are highlights from selected rankings:

- Forbes magazine ranks the Graziadio School’s Fully Employed MBA program among the Top 20 business schools for return on investment for a MBA degree. Forbes magazine also ranks the Full-time MBA program among the Top 60 leading business schools in the nation.

- Leadership Excellence Magazine ranks the Graziadio School among the Top 20 in the nation for Leadership Development programs.

- Financial Times ranks the Graziadio School's Executive MBA program among the Top 50 worldwide.

- The Wall Street Journal ranks the Graziadio School's Full-time MBA program among the Top 50 in the nation by regional recruiters.

- U.S. News & World Report's 2007 online edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools lists Pepperdine’s Full-time MBA program among the Top 100 in the nation.

- QS TopMBA, the world's leading information site for MBA applicants and students, ranked the Graziadio School among the top 15 most diverse business schools in the nation.

- The Princeton Review named Pepperdine's Malibu campus one of the Top 5 "Most Beautiful Campuses" in the country. Rankings are based on student ratings.

Academic Programs:
- For fully employed students
Fully Employed MBA
Fully Employed MBA for BSM Graduates
MSc in Entrepreneurship
MSc in Management and Leadership

- For full-time students
MBA
International MBA
JD/MBA
MBA/Master of Public Policy
MSc in Applied Finance
MSc in Global Business

- For executives
Executive MBA
Presidential Key Executive MBA
MSc in Organization Change

Scholarships:
Approximately 43 percent of our students receive some scholarship and/or graduate assistantship funds. To be considered for a scholarship, you must be accepted for admission and submit the Application for Scholarship form included in your application packet. Merit-based scholarships are awarded for the duration of your enrollment at the Graziadio School and take into consideration your academic and professional experience. The Scholarship Committee awards scholarships throughout the admission cycle. The deadline is the same as the application deadline for each program; however, early application is recommended.

Full time MBA Statistics

Student Profile
% Female Students 38%
% International 36%
Avg. Work Exp. 4 years
Avg. Student's Age 26
Avg. GMAT 637
Programme Profile
Accreditations AACSB
Established Date 1986
Start Dates August
Avg. Programme Duration 20 months
Avg. Total Tuition Fees (excluding living expenses + books) USD 77,468
Class in Corporate Governance or Business Ethics Yes
Teaching Methodology More than 50% Case Method / Less than 50% Lecture based
Scholarship / Financial Aid
School-sponsored Scholarship / Financial Aid Yes
Admission Requirements
Application deadline May
Min. Gmat 600
Min Toefl (Paper) 600
Min Toefl (Computer) 300
Accept IELTS Yes
Min IELTS 6.5
Min years of work experience 1
Essay Req. Yes
Interview Req. No
References Req. Yes
Resume / C.V. Yes
Undergrad or equivalent degree Yes
Official Transcripts Yes
Completed Application Form Yes
Application Fee USD 75

Executive MBA Statistics

Student Profile
% Female Students 10%
% International 10%
Avg. Student's Age 24
Avg. GMAT 500
Programme Profile
Accreditations AACSB
Established Date 1967
Start Dates September
Avg. Programme Duration 20 months
Class in Corporate Governance or Business Ethics No
Scholarship / Financial Aid
School-sponsored Scholarship / Financial Aid No
Admission Requirements
Application deadline September
Min. Gmat 500
Min Toefl (Paper) N/A
Min Toefl (Computer) N/A
Accept IELTS Yes
Essay Req. Yes
Interview Req. Yes
References Req. Yes
Resume / C.V. Yes
Undergrad or equivalent degree Yes
Official Transcripts Yes
Completed Application Form Yes