Online Application Requirements

Pepperdine Graziadio Business School values diversity both in our applicants’ academic backgrounds and life experiences. To be considered for admission, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, and you must submit the following:

Online Application
A nonrefundable application fee of $150 is required, but in some cases, you may be eligible for an application fee waiver. You must contact an admissions counselor either by phone at Phone Number: 1-844-768-2808 or by email before you submit your application to be eligible for the waiver.

Access the application.

Statement of Purpose
In your statement, outline your three most important accomplishments to date that exemplify a Best for the World Leader.

Provide a current resume and include a summary of your academic background and professional experience.

GMAT or GRE Scores (Optional)
We know you’re a Best for the World Leader—not a number. If you still wish to submit a score as additional evidence of your abilities, you are encouraged to do so.

Official Transcripts
We must receive official transcripts from each postsecondary school you have attended. You may have your transcripts delivered electronically to or mailed to the following address:

Pepperdine University
Application Processing Center
P.O. Box 30096 012-003
College Station, TX 77842

To ensure your transcripts and associated materials are received for review, please make sure to send them directly to

Please note: To be considered an official transcript, the transcript must be sent directly from your institution(s) or through an electronic transcript vendor retained by that institution. Transcripts submitted by enrolled or prospective students are considered unofficial documents, even if they are in a sealed envelope provided to you by the issuing university.

Application Deadlines

Classes begin in January, May, and August. Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed by the admissions committee on a rolling basis. To learn about future deadlines, please reach out to an admissions counselor at Phone Number: 1-844-768-2808 or by email.

Applications are now being accepted for the following start dates:

Application Deadlines
Classes Start Early Priority Deadline Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Monday, May 3, 2021 Friday, January 15, 2021 Friday, February 5, 2021 Friday, March 5, 2021
Monday, August 30, 2021 Friday, May 14, 2021 Friday, June 4, 2021 Friday, July 2, 2021